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  • As my parents and I drove south from visiting Helena, Montana and headed toward Yellowstone National Park, my spirits soared. After hours of breathtaking beauty, and even a moose sighting, we reached the Old Faithful Inn, exhausted but happy, and took our bags to our rooms. My room was the front...

  •  Washington D.C. is arguably the most historically significant city in America. Sure, cities like Boston and New York City impacted our history, but no other place has been the capital for over 200 years. Because much of what there is to see in D.C. is based on this rich history, an interest in...

    Tags: DC, North America, USA
  • In the summer of July 2008 I traveled by myself to Germany. The company my mother works for offers an exchange program to the children (ages of 16-19) of every employee.  It is a two week exchange, all expense paid trip.  Each person involved in the exchange visits the others home for a period of...

    Tags: Europe
  • When I learned that the annual junior class trip was coming up, I did not even think twice about going. With piles of bills, I knew my family could never afford for me to go to New York and Boston. I was not even planning on mentioning it to my parents. But then a teacher shared about the...

  • There are things a person learns when they find them self in a wheelchair.  For instance, how water fountains are never user-friendly, and how to adjust to being eye-level with something no one wants to see. However; in most cases, people in chairs have to learn how to travel. Whether it be...

    Tags: Pacific
  • In July of 2006, Colony High School's and Alaska's first and only marching band packed their bags and set off for our nation's capitol, Washington D.C. Once there we spent a few days touring around the city of D.C. Then, on the morning of July 4th we suited up, got our instruments out and marched...

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    Tags: Africa
  •         This is a completely true story about my family’s absolutely worst vacation ever to Port Bolivar in Galveston Texas. Before we left for our summer vacation to the beach when I was twelve years old I decided to get my hair colored for the first time. It was terrible. My parents let me...

  •             Our experiences in life determine who we are and who we become as a person. Recently, I had an experience that was very profound for me, in the form of a mission trip to Charleston, South Carolina with Group Week of Hope.             On July 11 some kids from my church’s youth group and...

  • (In the tune of the song "FreeCreitReport.com") ((Fast and Upbeat and a little bit country)) Every kid once in their life, dreams of goin' o'er seas. They want to go to Europe, especially in their teens. Well this kid's name is Mary and I had my dream come true. In the summer of '08, I traveled...

    Tags: Europe

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