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Remedy for Myopia

Lift up your eyes and see Windy Gusts o’er ocean corn: Prairie Vanishing.   Lift up your feet and soar; Clouds stooping to harvest rain So farmers...

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Yellowstone: A Disaster Only A Family Could Love

At the beginning of eighth grade, at an ungodly hour in the morning, my 36 classmates and I gathered at the airport in t-shirts, shorts, and hiking boots. Packed in our suitcases were outfits similar...

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Cycling Around My Sweet Potato Island

The chilling, fuzzy wind swooshed pass my ears covered with a cycling-head-kerchief. My neon yellow windbreaker jacket is dancing against the speed of my bike. I see the numbers on the odometer increase...

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Coffee is the Universal Language

During my sophomore year of high school, I was fortunate enough to be able to travel to Austria with my school choir for a week long performance tour.  The historic cities of Salzburg and Vienna...

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Oatmeal Walls and Sticky Sunlight

My body is about to give out, completely and pathetically. My heartbeat is slamming against my temples. And my parents are not here to ask if I am okay. It is just me and my clammy sheets of skin. The...

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Home Sweet Home

Just before I turned the knob of the door that would lead me to the family I hadn't seen in 9 years, I took a deep breath and berated myself for being so nervous. This is your family! I said to myself....

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The Yellow Building

While my family loves to travel, we haven’t often gone out of the country. The last time I used my passport was when I went to the Dominican Republic. Now, the DR is known for its beaches and resorts,...

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Exhilarating Moments in South Africa!

I believe that traveling is meant for exploring things outside of your normal, everyday life.  In September 2011, my family visited our friends in Johannesburg, South Africa, and we decided to...

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A World Undiscovered: Nicaragua

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I Left My Heart in Ecuador

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