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    I would like to apologize for this being a day late. Our interenet has been out and this is soonest I could send it. I also prepared a video but it was not in an acceptable format to be uploaded.       “You blink and you miss it!” that is the most commonly used phrase to describe my town....

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    With the cold wind blowing across his face, and his skin tight from the salt air, Leif Ericson looked out over the new land that he had recently discovered. The bottom of his boat began to scrape into the beach sands, and as he stepped out onto the shoreline, of what we now know to be the northern...

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    When you can wake up on a piece-of-junk cot on a beach with a beetle the size of your palm crawling up your arm and do nothing but scrunch your nose, shake it off and roll back over and sleep again - that's when you know you've had a long day. That moment when you realize you just "showered" in the...

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                   A ‘mad’ king and a beautiful castle; it may sound like another one of the Grimm Brothers fairytales, but this is reality. For a week I was assigned to stay at a German family’s home in a town that sisters my own home. Within the time I learned their culture by eating what they ate...

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    The summer I turned 15, my father took me back to his home country. From the moment the airplane began lifting, I felt this overwhelming sense of adventure yet to come. The dull roar of the plane eventually lulled me to sleep, and when I woke up, I was in South Africa. Our family in Jo-burg was so...

    Tags: Africa
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    “What’s in Wisconsin, that’s even worth going for?” was my immediate question. My mom had excitedly announced that the small town of Muscoda, Wisconsin was to be the annual family reunion, on her side of the family, destination. One full dragged out week, an arms reach away from twenty eight other...

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        In my sophomore year of high school I studied in Changzhou, China for three months. The school I stayed at was called Changzhou International School. While there, I learned about the Chinese people and also the Chinese language. I needed to keep up with my other courses too, and observed...

    Tags: Asia, China
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    I am going to inform about my wonderful time at Disneyworld during the summer of 2006. First, our family awakened at 5 o'clock am to catch our plane on Saturday morning. When we boarded the plane, my stomach was full of butterflies because of the excitement and the epic Disney adventure that was...

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            In June 2011, I had the privilege of representing my school and the state of Pennsylvania at the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University. During this conference, I learned about many aspects of environmental science, from animal welfare to the politics of...

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    There is no greater gift on earth than hope. From the rich to the poor, all seek hope in a new day, a better tomorrow, and a bright future. It is the root of which motivation blossoms; it is the sparkling emotion which gives humanity its purpose to continue through the hardships of life. Hope...

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