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  •                 Pretty much since birth, I was destined to be an engineer. I mean with both my parents being engineers how could I not be. For several years, I kept denying my true calling but a medical class at my school helped me discover the field of biomedical engineering and prosthetic limbs. ...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • The most memorable vacation that I have ever been on would be the one that I took during July of 2006. My family and I, including my dog, were going down to North Carolina for one week. Although I had been to North Carolina before, I was very excited to go because we were meeting my aunt and uncle...

  • It all felt surreal. The light breeze that hit my face, the smiles and laughter that came out of me and my little sister Brieanna, it was almost like I was watching from the clouds, because the high from all the love and happiness that consumed me, made my head feel light and free. It was my...

  • On a September night I hugged my parent’s goodbye and embarked on the greatest adventure of my life. I was heading to Milan, Italy for ten months to live, study and learn the real meaning of "La Vita Bella". I had spent the past year of my life preparing to be an exchange student. I’d attended all...

    Tags: Europe, Italy
  • "Flight 34A now boarding," announced a woman’s voice over the intercom. I jumped up, grabbed my luggage, and sped towards the terminal. My family called from behind, telling me to slow down, but I couldn't. Excitement pumped through my veins as I thought about our destination: Thailand. On the...

    Tags: Asia
  •       A pilgrimage is when an individual travels to a place that has major religious significance to that person.  In the Jewish religion, a pilgrim goes to Israel.  A pilgrim can be any size, religion, or age.  This time, I was the pilgrim, a taller than average twelve-year old Jewish boy...

  • It’s time to pick where you want to go on a vacation! Where should you go? The Bahamas, Caribbean, Costa Rica? The answer is none of these places; you should decide to book your vacation to Lilburn, Georgia. I know what you’re thinking, Why do I want to go Lilburn, Georgia? Well that’s a very...

  • I have had the privilege to travel to many places with my family, such as Mexico, the Carribean, Alaska, Canada, and Taiwan. My whole life, my parents had talked about visiting Europe some day when my sister and I got older, so on my sixteenth birthday last year, I was estatic when my parents...

  • The trips I have taken over the past few years have all had a message that I always learn at some point. Every time I go some where I always learn an important life message that can teach me in the future with my experiences. In my opinion my trip to Pachuca, Mexico was one I will never forget, not...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • On the corner of where the blind man begs and where the little girl cries, I solemnly stand on a lonesome street in Jamaica. The sun blazes, but it does not blind me from the culture I somehow stumbled upon, intricately woven with poverty and crime. Elaborate brochures sprinkled with pictures of...

    Tags: Caribbean

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