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In photos: We Day festivities at Toronto's Air Canada Centre

Twenty-thousand young people attended the event to share inspirational stories of accomplishment and empowerment

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Thousands of students fill the Air Canada Centre for We Day celebrations in Toronto on Sept. 20, 2013.

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Craig Kielbruger, left, with David Johnston, Governor-General of Canada, during We Day celebrations at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Sept. 20, 2013.

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The Jonas Brothers performing during during We Day celebrations at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Sept. 20, 2013.

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Darren Criss, who plays Blaine Anderson on the show Glee, performed emcee duties during We Day celebrations at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Sept. 20, 2013.

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The Just BGraphic dance group during We Day celebrations at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Sept. 20, 2013.

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Sydney Brouillard-Coyle, left, receives a hug from Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne during We Day celebrations at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Sept. 20, 2013.

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The Imagine Dragons perform during We Day celebrations at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Sept. 20, 2013.

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We Day celebrations at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Sept. 20, 2013.

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Serena Ryder during We Day celebrations at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Sept. 20, 2013.

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Thousands of students filled the Air Canada Centre for We Day celebrations in Toronto on Sept. 20, 2013.

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Chris Hadfield talks about his life growing up wanting to be an astronaut and being able to realize that dream during We Day celebrations at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Sept. 20, 2013.

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Molly Burke talks about her experiences being bullied during We Day celebrations at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Sept. 20, 2013.

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Craig Kielburger, left, and his brother Marc Kielburger during We Day celebrations at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Sept. 20, 2013.

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