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  •  Every individual within this world has a passion within life.  Since the age of ten, mine has been towards assisting and working with people of diverse, yet equally important cultures.  This past summer, I traveled to Ukraine for ten days on a mission trip with various members from my church.  We...

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  • I  know my future will contain every one of the deepest desires of my soul. I would love to experience the delights of all the wonderful character’s homes I have only read about in books. I know my life will consist with me traveling and living and experiencing my home. The world is my home. I feel...

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  • I was sweating myself a new skin.  There, my brother, my cousin, my uncle, my father, and me, sitting under a tree that must have been a bush in another life.  It’s branches low and thin, twisting its spiky, dark arms, arching away from the sun.  Sharp leaves that made your skin itch when you...

  • The wind was like a thin, wispy veil setting chill bumps on the surface of my skin. My feet sank deep into the gritty, warm sand forming to every minute crevice as the ocean’s tides crept slowly forward. Its touch was wintry and met me like frozen ice cream on a scorching summer day. The sky was...

  • Last summer I went on a trip that changed how I view the world. I traveled with NFTY (an international Jewish youth organization) with a hundred other teens to Europe and Israel for five weeks. The trip was designed for Jewish teens to see the past of our ancestors in Europe and the future of our...

  • Hurling through the air at speeds defying logic, twisting, turning, flipping upside down, then careening down terrifying heights, screaming until your lungs burn, is not my idea of fun.  Roller coasters have never been a big pull to me.  Why would anyone want to put themselves through that on...

  • "Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get." [Tom Hanks] This past summer, a dream of a lifetime came true for me. I've always planned in the future to travel to Europe, but never would I have thought my future plans would happen so soon. When I though about Europe, I...

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  • We hit the road at about 6 o’clock in the morning on a Monday. This meant traffic, pollution and scorching heat even before the sun rose. Most people in Iran use public transportation or they walk everywhere but even with all the public services, Tehran seemed unbearably crowded. Driving through...

    Tags: Africa
  • My mom always used to tell me stories about when she was little and my grandma and grandpa would pile all their children into their car and drive around the country camping and enjoying the scenery. I always loved to hear those stories and imagined myself riding along with them, watching the world...

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