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      When my parents announced this past winter that we’d be leaving snowy Minnesota for the waters of the Caribbean, I started dancing around the kitchen.             A month later, we arrived in Puerto Rico to embark on The Adventure of the Seas. The ship was huge. Looking at our vessel felt almost...

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     On May 14-16 2009, I spent an incredible time in New York City with 26 other Fine and Performing Arts students. There were many things I loved about this trip including: I didn't get sick on the 6 hour bus drive down (I'm a senior this year and the last time the FPA students went down, my freshmen...

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    On July 4, 2009, I had the privilege of traveling with my family to Alaska. My Alaskan adventure consisted of travelling across the country from Massachusetts to Vancouver, B.C and boarding the Princess Diamond Cruise ship for a seven day cruise visiting such ports as Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway,...

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         Cumberland Island is a place unlike any other; it is completely uninhabited. Armadillos roam freely across walking trails, feral horses gallop on the beach, and birds flit across the untarnished sky. It is a place of serenity, practically untouched by humans.      During Christmas break of...

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      While I gasped for air, I made that final step to the top of my climb as perspiration dripped off my body.  I could feel the breeze rush past my head, but I couldn’t seem to get any air to my lungs.  It felt like I was dying on the Great Wall in China, but I was actually having the time of my...

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    Interesting family vacations are no stranger to my family and I.  We have traveled all around the United States, Maine to Florida to Wyoming, and accumulated many great stories and memories along the way.  Like when we spent hours in the gift shop to avoid the 90 degree heat when we camped in the...

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    I have always loved the incredible diversity of colors found only in the mountains, but I have always found certain mountain ranges to be prettier than others.  By far my favorite mountain range is the Tetons in northwestern Wyoming.  Grand, majestic, pulsating with color, I always jump at the...

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    Normal 0 /*-->*/ Normal 0 /*-->*/ Normal 0 /*-->*/ In the summer of 2008, a month before the Olympics, I had the opportunity to go to China with my Chinese class.  While there for nine days we saw the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, and the Terracotta Soldiers. These were each...

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    Hello. My name is Kyeshia Likely; from Washington. I’m currently, a senior in High school. In November of 2009, I was fortunate to be nominated to attend the National Youth Congressional Forum on Diplomacy and Intelligence and was able to attend the program in 2010.  My journey begun on February...

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    You know how in the Hidden Valley Ranch commercials there’s that little town where everyone is happy and eats their vegetables? Well, substitute chocolates and Hawaiian ice for vegetables and you’ve arrived in the Land of Love.   semi FINALIST 2013 FTF TEEN TRAVEL WRITING SCHOLARSHIP...

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