India's ambassador to UN visits Bronx students

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India's ambassador to the United Nations gave Castle Hill Middle School students a lesson on diplomacy Monday.

Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin talked to seventh-grade students who are part of the NYC Junior Ambassadors program about the challenges he faces as diplomat, imparting the message that young people don't have to wait until they're adults to change the world.

"One of the things I love to do is interact with young people," Akbaruddin said. "We don't really get the chance to do that."

Another perk of being in the Junior Ambassadors program is a chance to get a behind-the-scenes tour of the U.N headquarters in Manhattan.

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