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  • When I think of Mission Impossible 2010, the most outstanding feature that comes to mind was my amazing experience with 27 Girl Scouts from all over the United States and my five crazy counselors. Spending two weeks with these amazing women helped me to realize that the most important part of...

  • Sydney, Australia My family's first trip to Australia was in November 2010 and our first stop was in Sydney. We had met up with my cousin over there that was from Melbourne, OZ. It was pretty awkward at first because we haven't seen each other for years. So the first thing we did on this rainy day...

  • I awoke to the dull roar of the engines and the gentle rocking of the airplane. As I sat up, I half expected to have a tight knot in my neck. However, as I gently moved my head around, I realized that I had been quite comfortable as I slept. I looked around and instead of seeing rows and rows of...

    Tags: Asia
  • Authors are awe-inspiring.  They miraculously create vivid images and emotions which depict fierce battles, heartbreaking romance, historical societies, scientific discoveries, suspenseful adventures, and even actual places.  A superfluous amount of knowledge lies within the text of authors as well...

    Tags: Asia, Japan
  • In the midst of five thousand sweating bodies and the excruciating humidity of Tennessee, my life took a turn. Last summer, on July 11, I headed across the country to the city of Knoxville with thirty other kids from my church youth group. As a group, we had been through a lot together, but nothing...

  •     Since my dad has been stationed in Germany for three years, I get to see a lot of Europe. This summer we went on a trip to Bavaria and I got to see a lot of places. I had the best experience ever because it was something different to see. I got to visit the highest mountain in Germany, also...

    Tags: Europe
  • My trip was from Mexico to the United States, during the spring of 2009. It was my first trip without my parents. It took my aunt and me three days to travel from San Luis Potosi to Chicago, Illinois. Those three days were the saddest and longest days of my life. Saying goodbye to my parents and...

  • I am passionate about languages. English. Spanish. Chinese. Italian. Greek. To be able to communicate with others from different cultures and backgrounds inspires me. In my philosophy, a language not yet learned is a stone unfortunately left unturned. The pursuit of mastering languages drives me....

    Tags: Europe
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  • Memory is truly an unfortunate thing. It chronicles our entire life, forms our reality of the past, and defines who we are and where we’ve been, and yet it’s so elusive. It’s transience, it’s lack of definite form, and its subjectivity are all catalysts to a degradation from which we can barely...

    Tags: Europe

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