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    In school, everyone has the same nature. Although everyone classifies themselves as an individual, there are certain characteristics that encompass the entire student body. Unless put into a situation that exposes this, many students remain blissfully unaware, full heartedly confident in their own...

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    “Guys, guess what? We are going to Israel!  Yes, you heard it right, Israel!”  Those were my mother’s first words at the beginning of February of 2011, and she would not stop repeating them. When I first heard Israel, I thought I misunderstood my mom and that she was going crazy, but I was so wrong...

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    Hola!  This summer I traveled to the great lands of Costa Rica. This was a trip affiliated with my school’s Spanish department. I believe that fate works in mysterious ways, especially presenting itself in the form of signs. There are signs everywhere for people to see and interpret. These signs...

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    Ever wish you could leave your television, your car, your Xbox, your cell phone, and your Wi-Fi and live in the woods as nomads? I do not; however, if you wanted to, we have that, too. This lovely city of Jacksonville, FL, is a combination of both the busy city life and relaxing calm waters and...

    Tags: Florida, USA
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    Usually, we do not play "tourist" on our trips to the Crescent City. Usually, we settle in a little town right outside the hustle and bustle of downtown New Orleans to visit with family and enjoy the hours away from work and school and people we know. Usually, we take a boat out onto the lake and...

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    One year ago I would have confidently declared traveling was simply not my cup of tea.  I’d never really traveled, but disliked traveling.  I would have confidently declared I had no desire to ever leave the country.  I might have even admitted being a little scared.  One year ago, I was content to...

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    The summer of 2007, my life changed. I was traveling with a delegation through People to People Student Ambassador Programs. I took advantage of the available window when we flew into Shanon. It certainly didn't look like a city – everything was green. Five days we spent in beautiful Ireland. The...

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    As a freshman in high school I was really excited to start off on a new foot. I joined the marching band as a way to experience something different. In December, we went and marched in the Gatlinburg Christmas parade. We left Friday, December 3 and stayed until Sunday, December 5. It was a...

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    Many picture the typical vacation as a family road trip, a cross country drive to the the Grand Canyon. Where the family reaches their destination and spends hours in gift shops, and  tourist tepees. Then a thirty minute ‘hike’ down the Blue Angel Trail, and the purchase of the “I Hiked Down the...

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    It was January 19th, 2009. The countdown had begun. A group of thirty students, myself included, had arrived in Washington D.C. the day prior to the inauguration. Everywhere there was talk of how tomorrow was going to be historic, a monumental moment in history, and we were there to witness it....

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