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Looking into life in a developing country

Looking into life in a developing country

Step into life in a different country, without stepping onto a plane.

"The Compassion Experience," an interactive tour immersing visitors into life in developing countries, is bringing an international experience to Williamsburg from December 4-7.

Organized by Compassion International, a Christian nonprofit group working to alleviate child poverty through sponsorship, "The Compassion Experience" aims to provide a look into the realities of poverty around the world.

"We built 'The Compassion Experience' in order to really bring the developing world to America," Mark Hanlon, Compassion International's senior vice president of global...