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    Me and my liver flavored bone were minding our own business, when I realized  something was different. The trash cans were covered and the doors sealed tight. Suddenly, I knew: we were traveling.I raced to the car and settled into my favorite spot. I was excited!     Finally, the kids started...

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         I have spent the past twelve years of my life climbing the educational ladder in this country. Easier class to harder class. Lower grade to higher grade. Middle school to high school. I have learned much these past twelve years, and of course I am grateful for that, but never have I learned...

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    Normal 0 /*-->*/ Yosemite National Park is such a beautiful place to be. It may be a lot of miles away from where I live but the long road trip was worth it. I will never forget my visit because I experienced and seen many new things.             At first I thought it would be a boring...

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    Julie nearly fainted. Rachel spilled water on her potatoes. George kept eating lamb. The band continued its strains and the groom's family danced.             I, though fazed, continued to politely consume the food set in front of us, aware that this lamb came from the groom's own herd and also...

    Tags: Europe
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    Being a missionary kid has given me the opportunity to travel to many different places around the world: Mexico (2 years), China (1-1/2 years), and Colombia (6 months). Our most recent trip took me and my family to Medellin, Colombia where we worked with street children. During that time, many...

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    My aunt had always dreamed of taking her beloved nieces and nephews on a trip across America. After being diagnosed with cancer, she was even more determined to make this dream a reality before her illness worsened. Months later, in a 15-passenger van, 12 of us set out on a 6 week journey which...

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    These days it can be tough to have a fun and fascinating opportunity. With the emergency of final exams that overwhelm students to get a better grade and leave a complete mark for the end of the school year, it is more difficult to choose a vocational-like program. The announcement of my...

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    Being from a small town, opportunities to travel do not come up often.  Any invitation to explore someplace different is always thrilling. When I received a letter from Cambridge University Scholars’ Summer Programme, I was ecstatic at the thought of studying in England. Unbeknownst to me, that...

    Tags: England, Europe
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    “Mom, what are we doing for Christmas?,” I ask my mother with excitement. “We are going to visit your Grandma and uncles” she responds rather bluntly. That was the day I learned we were visiting India: the third-world, crowded, poor country. Of course, being only 14, I was only excited to see...

    Tags: Asia, Heritage, India
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              When I was told by my parents that our family was taking a trip to Alaska that summer, I immediately pictured a cold and harsh wasteland, where we would be squinting through face masks and scarves in a vain attempt to see wildlife. Never did I think my experience there would be so...

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