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Havering teens volunteer for flashmob dance to raise awareness of International Youth Day

PUBLISHED: 11:28 24 August 2016

Volunteers for the flashmob

Volunteers for the flashmob

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Charity volunteers overcame their nerves to perform a flashmob dance in aid of International Youth Day.

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Youngsters gave it their all when they stopped passing crowds at Waterloo station when they broke out in dance to Alessia Cara’s Wild things.

Co-ordinator Nathan Smallpeice, 16, of Hornchurch, was one of 14 to take part in the initiative brought to life by World Youth Organisation, a charity that supports young people get into education and employment.

He said: “We were all really nervous on the way to the station because we’ve never done anything like this before but when we finished it, we just wanted to get up and do it all over again!

“Raising awareness of International Youth Day is so important, as we want to empower young people and encourage them to take the right steps towards their future.”

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