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  • outwardbound2

    An Independent Challenge By: Sandra Campbell   As far back as I can remember, I have always tried to practice being independent. I would try to mentally prepare myself to be able to form good habits, make good decisions and to become more responsible. The first time my independence has...

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    If you come to Fairhaven in the summer, stay for the Sunday farmer’s market. You might see hula hoopers, local music groups, and henna tattoo artists all having fun in the sun, but most importantly, the farmer’s market has incredibly friendly people, and fresh, local food (see photo). What could...

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    The small, flat building they called an airport reeked of African spices. “Welcome to Asmara,” a man in a vomit green colored jumpsuit spoke coldly. I laughed at the way his heavy accent prevented him from appropriately pronouncing the word “welcome.” I was on my way to finding out who I truly...

  • Andreas_camera_031

    I am absolutely terrified of meeting new people at anything other than a snail's pace. This is why, when it came to living with a family I had never met before, - in Spain, no less - I had a tiny problem making the transition from extreme nerves to excitement about the prospects of my journey. I...

    Tags: Europe
  • Group food bank_0

    A group of us sat in the dimly lighted restaurant with watering mouths anxiously waiting for our supper to be brought out to us.  I loved Italian food and was really looking forward to devouring the four cheese ravioli I ordered.  Everything was as good as it looked and a few of us lucky ones...

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    v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) }    /*-->*/ The world of a child seems to be extremely small. Life is composed...

    Tags: Europe
  • arizona

    In my seventeen years of life, I have been to numerous places including resorts in Mexico California and Florida, and the nothingness of the Midwest including Oklahoma, Texas, Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri. But of all these great and not so great places I have been, the one that's memories will...

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      My Outlook on Life: Changed   "So, Jamaica, that sounds like so much fun!" I heard many of these remarks as months went by before the youth group at Broadmoor Baptist Church went on a mission trip to Jamaica over Spring break.  Mississippi's "manners" did not allow me to say anything but...

  • 39200833

    My family is the typical stereotypical American family. My dad goes to work everyday while my mom stays at home. I have an older brother and two little sisters along with the family dog.   Even though our family may be typical our vacations are anything but.My parents meet through a friend at a...

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    I was surrounded by a perpetual state of immediate chaos -- “ -- “people talking, children playing, and everything moving. Colors surrounded me everywhere; it was as if the world I had known before was in black and white. In the air, there was a constant blaring of car horns that created a sound...

    Tags: Asia

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