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By Cheranka Mendis
 At 21, Anoka Abeyrathne is an inspiration to Sri Lanka’s entire youth community. Ranked number three on the list of ‘25 most powerful and influential young people n the world’ compiled by Youth Service America (YSA) sponsored by The Huffington Post in celebration of the largest service event in the world ‘Global Youth Service Day,’ Anoka is the first Sri Lankan ever to grace the list.


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