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    Northern Ireland. This subject is studied in history classes like other historical places, and is just as easily forgotten. Of course, students would sympathize more with the struggles of a country or time period if they experienced it firsthand. When gaping at a twenty-five foot mural of a school...

    Tags: Europe
  • DSCN3654

    The Beauty of Things Untouched   I could not believe my eyes. There, spread before me and the world, was Yellowstone National Park, with its millions of trees, thousands of animals of many different species, and one-of-a-kind geysers of different assortment.            The sheer beauty of it was...

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    My senior year was one crazy stage in my life. I had to apply for college, do scholarships, manage my life and recover from getting hit by a car and tearing 3 ligaments in my ankle. One could say it could just suck the life out of you. I had sunk into a depressing routine of all work no play and...

  • This past summer I was fortunate enough to be awarded a scholarship for a trip to Bolivia and Peru for 24 days. It was with the Youth Ambassadors program sponsored by the US State Department. I traveled with 11 other people who I didn’t know and to a continent who’s language I didn’t speak....

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    In April of 2009, the Watkins Overton High School Wind Symphony journeyed over six hundred miles from its hometown of Memphis, Tennessee to fight the odds in the Bluebonnet Classic Musical Festival. The Bluebonnet Classic is a national music competition held in San Antonio, Texas for which high...

  • Eating_out

    I was eagerly waiting in my seat. Then I felt it shift and recoil. I thought I was going to fall out of my seat. The attendance’s voice then reassured me, “ Welcome to Viet Nam”. The airport was filled with others like me who were eager to see their family impatiently standing by the baggage claim...

    Tags: Asia

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