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    On July 9th through July 13th, I had the privilege to go to Lake Powell, Utah.  I have been to many lakes before, including the Lake of the Ozarks and Table Rock Lake, but none compare to the amazing scenery of Lake Powell.  The heart of Lake Powell is in Utah, but it stretches as far as Arizona...

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        In 1912 a luxurious ship sailed out of the Port of Liverpool.  The ocean liner, heading for New York, was equipped with beautifully furnished rooms and well heeled passengers.  Four days later, the ship struck an iceberg in a disaster of titanic proportions.  In 1998, the Wilson family set out...

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    Being raised in a middle class family, I took a lot for granted. I had grown to believe that many things in life -- ”televisions, computers, grocery stores, restaurants -- ”were customary, even necessary. But six weeks in the underprivileged Toledo District of Belize dramatically changed my...

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    I am from Hawaii. No, I do not go to the beach everyday. No, I do not live in a grass hut. And, no, not everyone here can do the hula. Those are the answers to a few of the questions I get asked whenever I tell someone where I live. I get asked many questions about my home. However, the one...

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    This summer, I got a taste of native Hawaii. Not the resort on the beach type taste. The taste of Hana, Maui. Hana is a beautiful town on the east side of the island. From where I live in Paia, it's about a two hour drive to get there. The population of Hana is around a thousand people. There are...

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    Up until I was ten years old, my father had been my hero. Despite my father working long and tiresome hours, he never neglected my sister and me. Every Saturday morning at Wilson Park, in the quiet streets of Torrance, California there would be a farmers’ market. My father would always take us...

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    Tags: Asia
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    Traveling doesn’t necessarily mean going thousands of miles away from home; it can be as little as five minutes. Traveling to an adoption home about a half hour away was one trip that I would never forget. I was going here to participate in volunteer work with a local organization. It taught me a...

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                My name is Samuel Huo and I live in Dover, the capital of the first state Delaware.  The city has so many sites, events, and sea creatures that people will not find in other places. For example, every year in the spring, many horseshoe crabs come to shores in the Delaware Bay to mate...

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    "You're going to Ghana?? In....Africa?? That's going to change you." This phrase ran through my head the minute I stepped out of the taxi, when a little girl came up to me and held her arms up, beckoning me to hold her. Then another one came, and another. A feeling of happiness rushed through me...

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