Heritage

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Author: Anonymous

Tags: Heritage, North America, USA

Discovering the Roots of My Personality

Honorable Mention 2007 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

In MemoriamOn August 19, 1692, Martha Carrier of Andover was hung as witch in Salem, Massachusetts. She is one of the witches about whom many people know nothing.

Author: Anonymous

Tags: Caribbean, Heritage

Luvianos

Honorable Mention 2007 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

We were to depart from Dulles International Airport, at 5:00pm, and arrive at Mexico City International airport at 9:30pm. Those were the simple instructions given to my eight year old sister, my eleven year old brother and me.

Author: Anonymous

Tags: Heritage, North America, USA

The Forbidden Island of Kaho'olawe

Honorable Mention 2007 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

Kaho'olawe; also known as Kohemalamalama'okanaloa, is translated as "the holy genitals of the Ocean God Kanaloa" and is the only island throughout Polynesia to be named after a God.

Author: Anonymous

Tags: Heritage, North America, USA

Tennessee Perspective

Honorable Mention 2007 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

It came. I knew it would, even before I exited the flight.

Author: Anonymous

Tags: Heritage, Middle East

Glaring Incorrectness

Honorable Mention 2007 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

Dr. Sadat arrives home from a long day of work.

Author: Bakr

Tags: Heritage, Middle East, Winner

A Rose in the Desert - Serenity in Damascus

Damascus, Syria, a city at the heart of a bloody war. A city that itself is a juxtaposition where life thrives only kilometers away from heavy conflict and war. After years of waiting, a turbulent flight to Beirut, and a bumpy taxi ride with hundreds of checkpoints, I finally reached Damascus. For my parents, this is where they were raised, a melting pot of Syrian Arabs, Armenians, Kurds, Assyrians, and various others.

Author: Kyra Newcomb

Tags: Asia, Finalist, Heritage

The Way That Water Washes Over

If I had to pick one thing, for-sure, that I love most about Thailand, it would be the rain. Where I'm from (San Francisco, I tell everyone I meet, because it's close-by anyways and far more well-known), we are lucky to get a good, strong shower more than twice a month. In Bangkok, especially during rainy season (of course), this type of weather is commonplace. Rain here strikes hard, fast, 0-60 in 4 seconds flat, fat droplets taking by surprise those who had not glanced up at the sky recently.

Author: Arnold Icaro

Tags: Asia, Heritage, Winner

Setting Foot in a Nation of Faith and Resilience

A blank computer screen… This is the scholarship applicant’s dreaded nightmare, yet at the same time, the cherished dream of countless poverty-stricken Filipino sidewalk dwellers.

Author: Ezra Gershanok

Tags: Europe, Finalist, Heritage

A Final Night to 'Never Forget'- The Journey Between Summer Camp and Auschwitz

The personal story of how a middle school boy made sense of the Holocaust upon his visit to Auschwitz.

Author: Linda Vu

Tags: Asia, Finalist, Heritage, Vietnam

A Different Bird

I had been counting the days, then the hours during the plane ride. Finally I am in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, my home, the place I had been longing for the past year. And yet, back in the city, I feel like a stranger.

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