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Yellow Flowers and Invisible Fear

Fear is the one, invisible deterrent that stops me from making the most of my life. Fear is not a person or a physical obstacle, but I too often live my life dominated by its unseen hand. But...

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From Russia with Love

The boat that had taken us through the waterways of St. Petersburg docked at the entrance to Peterhof, signalling that at last we had arrived at the mystical palace and its famed gardens. Although our...

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Face to Face with the Top Predator of the Ocean

Orcinus Orca. The Killer Whale. They do justice to this nickname—a pod of orcas can defeat a Great White Shark.  They are the top predator of the ocean. However, they are also curious,...

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Mint Tea and Cookies

Not even three days into the service trip in Rabat, Morocco, and already I  heard something that seems to reflect the culture and resonates with me very deeply. “Service like this is what feeds...

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How to Survive a Volcano Hike

It’s a tradition in my family that we take at least one cruise annually.  Last summer, it was a seven day cruise to the Southern Caribbean.  We piled into the car, drove to the airport,...

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A Stitched Portrait of a Chinese Garden

To the left of my bed is my most prized possession: a collection of pictures, each representing a place explored and a lesson learned. My love for travel stemmed from a young curiosity towards adventure...

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A Mandir Medley

The sun sparkled high on this specific Sunday morning in Chicago, the weather perfect for the cultural encounter that awaited me. Yet, I was hesitant to interact with a society whose values and traditions...

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Foxes and Persimmons: Defining the Hoosier State

Our small group of teenagers huddled together as we followed our counselor into the clearing. Not three feet before us, the ground fell away into an earthen waterfall of rock and creeper vines. Thousands...

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Antarctic Marathon Adventure

One does not simply walk a marathon in Antarctica, at least not without three layers of jackets and sweaters -- I learned that the hard way. It was March 9, 2014. I, filled with adrenaline, looked anxiously...

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