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From Langley to PyeongChang : Local student is at the Olympics

Kevin Kim is skipping class at Walnut Grove Secondary, and his school district couldn’t be prouder.

The Grade 12 student flew out Feb. 15 for the Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

His all-expense paid trip is actually a gig. He’s creating a multimedia presentation on behalf of an international firm that is a Games sponsor.

Kim was born in Korea and has lived in Canada since he was seven years old, first in PEI. The family has lived in Langley since Kevin was 10.

The unique gig allows Kevin to put his passion for film to work.

“Film is something I got into around Grade 9. I fell in love with it. I loved watching movies and being able to make them myself felt amazing. I like to daydream and film has allowed me to visualize them and show it to my family and friends. Photography is something I picked up recently because I enjoy using the camera in general, and it’s been another fun unique experience. I like film/photography over other art forms because I like to actually get up and move around.”…

Read more at Langley Advance

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