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  •   My heart was beating so fast, so hard, pushing so much adrenaline through my body I thought I was going to explode. We heard the knocking for the third time, and huddled together for protection. One more knock. We screamed. Nobody was there. This is the treatment we received as the only three...

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  • "Education is the hardest teacher because she gives the test first and the lessons later"- Mickey Mantle Stepping onto the dull looking bus filled with countless faces teeming with testosterone and confusion was the first step I took into a life changing experience that will be burned into my mind...

  • When I was 15, I was invited to perform at the Halogaland Country Music Festival which is one of the largest music festivals held in Northern Norway. This was an amazing once in a lifetime opportunity. My parents and I began our journey in Jacksonville, Florida where we caught a plane to Washington...

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  • I go to Rancho Alamitos high in Garden Grove, California and on February 25, 2010, my classmates and I went out to San Francisco. The trip was paid for in the Avid club and the purpose for it was to go and visit universities, such as Stanford, UC Davis, UC Mercedes, Berkeley, Stanislaus, and...

  • My missions trip to Haiti to work in the Canaan Church Orphanage (www.canaanchristiancommunity.com) was nothing like I would have ever imagined.  After our month long training, my group of fourteen individuals started our travels on June 1, 2010.  We flew to Port au Prince, Haiti.  After collecting...

  • If you read my title, you will know that my most significant trip was my trip to India at 13 years old, so many events happened on this trip that I couldn’t use one single word to describe it. It was a proverbial smoothie of smells, sights, and sounds and I was the blender. I have to admit, at...

    Tags: Asia
  • There is no doubt in my mind that the best trip that I’ve been on so far has also been the simplest one.  In middle school I never had many friends. When I got to high school I figured that everything would just carry over. Like usual I was wrong. Honorable Mention 2009 FTF Teen Travel Writing...

  • It is June 5, 2011, and I am on my way to the airport with my alarm ringing as loudly in my head as it had since it had woke me up at 3:45.  My family and I, along with two other families, are on our way to the adventure and vacation of a lifetime; Costa Rica, here we come!  After what seemed...

  • Going on vacation is a hard thing for most farming families, there are chores that must be done daily, and bills that have to be paid by the work done on those sweat-of-the-brow days. Though, neighbors and relatives are trusted with the work, there is always a farmer's independent worry that...

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