A Date With History: 17-Year-Old Brittany Trilford Addresses World Leaders at Rio+20 Earth Summit

Thomas Schueneman

"Are you here to save face, or are you here to save us?"

Seventeen-year-old Brittany Trilford from New Zealand was TckTckTck's winner of the "Date With History" contest earlier this year giving an opportunity for young people from across the globe the chance to voice their concern at the Rio +20 Earth Summit. Hoping to inspire leaders to act boldly, urgently and courageously, Brittany gave a keynote address at a plenary session on Wednesday, June 20.

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