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Trapped – My Ordeal in the NYC subway

The dank, frigid odor of the New York Underground flooded our senses as we stepped nervously onto the platform. Our train rumbled on into the black abyss, leaving the five of us glancing worriedly around...

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Mount Kilauea

Before me, the mountain reached the sky. From the visitor's center the rain clouds started rolling in. It poured -- the rain beating down with a drum-drum-drum-drum --crashing against the world. One...

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Road Trip to Arizona

Every day I hear friends complain about their parents; every day I listen to it without having something to add. I may be the only sixteen-year-old I know that would enjoy taking a ten day road trip...

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City of Dreams

Sitting in a car for eighteen hours can drive some people crazy. Luckily, I am not one of those people. What could have been a long and boring drive for others turned out to be an eye opening experience...

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Auschwitz

By the time November comes around in school, the band room is buzzing with rumors of what the next band trip will be. Last year, countries like China, Italy, and Spain were coming out of the mouths of...

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Mission Impossible at Faith Ranch

Mission Impossible. I remember one of the girls in my cabin dropping bibles, pencils, anything within reach to get my attention. Around two-thirty in the morning I feel a tap.  Quickly jolting...

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A Japanese Lesson

"Nice hair color," was my first welcome into Japan. My first reaction to this small, bald man was to tell him he couldn't have my hair, but before I brought myself to reply to him, he looked at my uncle,...

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College Collage

One summer. 10 colleges. The summer before my senior year of high school was an ongoing trip, visiting colleges all over New England and upstate New York. From sweltering campus tours, to the same speech...

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A Magical Week in Peru

We walk single-file along the narrow sidewalk. The moon glows white above, and the clouds of twilight create a melange of blues and grays in the sky. Cars rumble and bounce past on the cobbled roads,...

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