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Chile

I was blessed with the opportunity to travel to Chile as a Youth Ambassador of the United States to experience the different culture, customs, food, and language. This was a 3 week, eye-opening adventure...

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Le Reve Francais!

The opportunity to attend school and live in the French Alps for a year was too good to pass up. By the time packing was finished and farewells...

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Building Schools, Passing on Education, One Brick at a Time in Malawi Africa 2012

Did you know that 72 million children of primary school age in the developing world are not in school?! It shocked me because in America, every child has access to education.  Due to my outstanding...

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Lens Free (My Journey Through South Africa Without a Tourist’s Best Friend)

I lost my camera the moment we stepped foot in South Africa. This wasn’t an ideal start to my trip, especially since this was the Culver Academies 2012 Spring Break in Mission where our group...

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Getting Dirty in Costa Rica

This past summer, my high school took a group of students to volunteer in Sitio de Mata, Costa Rica, where we stayed in the homes of the local people. There are two major things that I realized during...

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Visiting the True Americans

From July 7th-13th, I had the privilege of meeting the true Americans. My church youth group went on our annual trip, and this year our destination was the Pine Ridge Reservation...

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There’s Something Missing

    This summer I had the opportunity to travel with a choir group to a remote and desolate part of Africa. I saw a land of wild beauty and grace with a touch of devastation that seemed...

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An Atmosphere Change

As I walked out of the airport all I could feel was the overwhelming humidity in the air of New Orleans, Louisiana. I sighed in relief as we finally arrived at the cool, huge Hilton hotel. My church...

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Chicken, Rice, and Beans in the Dominican Republic

“Bienvenidos a la Republicana Dominican!”—Welcome to the Dominican Republic. I had been anticipating for over a year to hear those words and when I walked into the Puerto...

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Holding the Hands of the Broken Hearted

The planning of my summer vacation was a usual routine, but last year, I was a changed live changing lives around me. During the summer I go to the beach daily, help plan the family vacation to the...

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