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  •  As I stepped off the van at 1419 Clinton Street in Nashville, Tennessee, the first thought that came to my mind was, “Oh my God, look at all the young people!" My heart began to pound with excitement. There were many smiles and lots of laughter as people lined up to register outside of the...

  • Flying down the 485 freeway through the suburbs of Charlotte, North Carolina, you might easily miss the exit marking my hometown. But if your a spirited adventurer keen on understanding the the patterns of southern charmed America, you’d better scan out the kudzu-dominated freeway ramp and take...

  • I wanted a fresh start. I wanted to go somewhere where nobody knew my name, my history, anything. Well, not quite. What I really wanted was to go back to Clara Dunn and see all my friends who have a cleaner past than I do. Driving with my Dad to Brighten Creek for a youth camp for Baha'i's was...

  •                   Ever since first grade I have been growing up in the small town known as Haddonfield, New Jersey. Besides being known for its historical charm and poloshed appearance, it is also known by other nearby high schools as a force to be reckoned with. In almost every sport imaginable...

  • When my family and I ventured through three cities in Italy (Rome, Florence, and Milan) a month ago in June, I made sure to compile a list of tips that might be helpful for others who might be traveling to the same locations. Keep in mind that when we went, it was the end of June and therefore, 1....

  •           Next station, Tower Hill; please remember to mind the gap and keep all belongings... I was startled awake by the sound of a British woman on the intercom of the London underground. I was surrounded by sleepy Girl Scout faces. We were on our way to the Tower Bridge in London and had just...

  •               I lived in Mito city in the Ibaraki prefecture during my stay. I had two very caring and welcoming host parents, sixteen and twelve year old sisters, and a ten year old brother. My host family was very kind to me and tried very hard to give me a wonderful Japanese experience. They...

    Tags: Asia
  • Adventure, an experience, a life lesson, and a journey. USA to England, present to past, England to the USA. Round trip of 6,000 miles, across the pond known as the Atlantic Ocean. I left my present home to visit my home for eleven years, also the place where my childhood dreams occurred. Traveling...

    Tags: Europe
  •     People to People Student Ambassador Program is an organization where students of varying achievements are selected to participate in life-changing educational travel. Last summer I was selected to travel from Amsterdam, Holland to Dublin, Ireland. Mid way through the three week trip we arrived...

    Tags: Europe
  • My parents gave me a gift that has aided me throughout my entire life and will continue to be proven useful well into my old age. It is not a gift that was wrapped and presented on a holiday, nor was it something that was given at birth that can be tracked down in my genetic code. I was not given...

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