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    I have always loved learning about new places, cultures, and lifestyles. Traveling is a great way to do all three of those. I was selected to travel to the capital of the United States, and I believe it was a trip that was educational.  I was eligible to see many places, sculptures, and...

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      Competitive Sports dictates my family vacations.  Between baseball, basketball and volleyball, we have traveled to many places we would have NEVER chosen.  So, this summer, as usual, we traveled to a small town, New Iberia, Louisiana for the AAU baseball championships.  Loading our vehicle to...

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    It’s been seven years since I stepped on this soil, there was no feeling of a missing memory, my presence was always here. Yet, I needed to regain the knowledge of my roots. Upon arriving in Agra, I saw the green and orange flag with the print of a wheel in the middle, there was no wind, the flag...

    Tags: Asia, India, Vacations
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    Through hard work, perseverance, passion, and accepted understanding, I have helped to change other people’s lives, while shaping my own. Before entering high school I began to go on mission trips, and can truly say that they have helped me to become the person that I am today. The life skills I...

    Tags: Caribbean
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    Twenty three of us stepped aboard the Robert C. Seamans in August. The high school students were from various parts of the U.S. and countries as far as Germany. Two weeks previous, we could not even pronounce each other’s names. But the past two weeks on Catalina Island studying at the Wrigley...

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    I am what a person of Hawaiian origin would call a ‘hapa.’ Hapa, meaning a portion of, can describe a mixed descent. I am part Asian from my mother’s side, and part Caucasian from my father’s. I started going to Osaka, Japan every year since I was born to visit my grandparents. However, I was able...

    Tags: Asia
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    Tags: Africa
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    It was only six weeks before my spring break, and I wanted to do something interesting during that spring break instead of being home all day. I told my parents that I wanted to go on a missionary trip with a group from my school, and they both decided they would let me go. So as my spring break...

    Tags: Caribbean
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    Beauty.  Twice a year me and my family visit my grandparents in Arizona and in Reno Nevada. we usally take the same roads to and fro, but on one unusal trip back from nevanda, we took a new route. a very beautiful route. instead of driving through miles of desert and highways, we took a side trip...

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    The anticipation of finally arriving at your vacation spot seems to grow as the month, week, day, hour, minute & second near. I won't forget the way the way I felt and the excitement that seemed to be racing through my body on our final train ride to our destination. Vernazza, Italy. I didn't...

    Tags: Europe, Vacations

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