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    Three years ago I went to Cleveland with my family. This consisted of my mom, dad, two younger brothers, my pappy and grammy. We rented a seven pasanger van (Montana) and drove to Cleveland. My grandparents brought a cooler with all kinds of drinks, which we all shared on the way there. After...

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     I was once told that everyone out there should save a little time, somewhere in their life, for a cross country road trip and that is exactly what I have just experienced. For the month of June, 2012, I set out with my mother and her partner to explore the Western half of the United States. It...

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    My parents and I desperately seek cold water, food, and air conditioning. I feel the sweat trickle down my back as we trudge through the tourist-ridden streets of the French Quarter. My aching feet beg for relief and my neck stings from the relentless sun. I ask myself why my parents decided to...

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    In late July, 2011, my twin sister, Savannah, and I traveled alone to California to visit our older sister Mercedes, who lives in Lancaster. We stayed for five days before flying home to Arizona. While we were there, we partook in various activities ranging from sightseeing to riding death-...

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    I do not remember in vivid detail my first trip into the downtown area of Greenville; however, standing under 4 feet, like most children, I imagine that it would appear as large an New York City would to an adult. The tops of buildings looked as though they were smokers puffing clouds and the...

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                  Have you ever been on one of those vacations where things just get worse and worse? As a child, I took many trips to Texas with my family considering my sister’s lived there. A trip usually takes a turn for the worse when no one really wants to go, and at age five, the prospect of...

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    My voice was dry and my palms were sweating. What had I gotten myself into? Or rather, what had my mother gotten me into? For it was she who had signed me up for a program at Ohio University called Go International! According to the pamphlet, it was an experience of a lifetime in which American...

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    Bonjourno! Ciao! Hello! Yee sas! Hola! Hallo! The global world we live in is fascinating. The different religions, lifestyle choices, & ethnic languages all contribute to this globally diversified concept. Look how people in your school dress, the foods people eat in your town, even the way...

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    For the majority of my life I considered the Hawaiian Islands as paradise. You’re welcomed by pungent island air that nearly knocks you off your feet.  Even the cars kick up the smell of leis as they rush down streets that are named with exotic Hawaiian words. My opinion of paradise was to be...

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    I have never apprehended the world prior to a road trip I acquired in 2011 down the West Coast. When you’re converging with family, enjoying surprises and amazing twists along the way… Seeing the world makes your experience that much more dynamic.   Our road trip, initiating in Washington State...

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