This year I learned that censorship provides security at the cost of knowledge.
I learned that friendship has the potential to unite people and change their lives forever.
I learned that superiority and power is dangerous when it is in the hands of a person who abuses it.
I learned that love, when it is strong enough, has the power to heal all wounds.
I learned that loyalty is starting to become less common and more valuable in society today.
(Photos by Amy Nocton)