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      “I got the new Xbox360 and the Wii,” someone exclaims, and someone responds immediately, listing their gifts and the reasons they are better. It’s the first day of school after December break. The most gossipy day of the year, filled with discussions of gifts received during the holidays.  My...

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    As we were driving over the river, my excitement grew. I could almost taste the sweet air of the rural country side. We had just left the small city of Chincoteague which is the home town of the famous story by Marguerite Henry, Misty of Chincoteague. I had always been in love with horses and...

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           It has been said many times that the Lord is all around us every day, but it wasn’t until I traveled hundreds of miles to the Central American country of Costa Rica that this expression became a reality. During the summer of 2009, I joined my church family and our mission group to journey...

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    My family of six had been talking about traveling to Europe for years. It didn’t happen until just recently. During the summer of 2011, I went on a family vacation to Italy. We traveled to seven different cities in Italy in a span of two weeks. It was an amazing opportunity to both have fun and...

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    http://www.sandestin.com/) The house/condo we were renting was so nice. The Sandestin resort is definitely a great place to stay while in the Destin area. The resort is very family-friendly. There are bike trails, tennis courts, pools, and golf courses. There is always something for you to do while...

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    Pat Conroy once said, 'Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.' My recent trip to Washington D.C. with my school group for a governmental studies program is an unforgettable...

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    The airports in Germany won’t allow you to take rented vehicles into eastern Europe. This puzzled my parents and I, because in two weeks we were about to take a road trip to Croatia. We had been living in Germany for three years now, and had thoroughly taken advantage of what the economically sized...

    Tags: Europe, Exploring
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    From the time that I was able to hold a pencil in my hand, I have been drawing. Art has been a part of me my entire life, even through there were times when I wasn’t sure if it would just be a hobby. When I decided that I was going to pursue it as a career, I started to look at colleges where I...

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    The Caribbean-like blue waters are seen from every angle as they shimmer in the daylight. The city is dotted by small businesses along a bay front that extends for miles without a high rise in sight. Summer months attract thousands of people to the popular Cherry Festival where there are dozens...

    Tags: Michigan, USA
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    As a teenager I vehemently protest any attempts whatsoever to get me out of bed before 11:00 A.M., I consider this a longstanding tradition that I have upheld since the age of ten. My parents are the type who always took trips to National Parks rather than Disney World or say, Universal. While I...

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