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My Time in Tanzania

             The last day of seventh grade came to an end, and my classmates talked about summer plans—tanning, swimming, beach trips, etc.  Meanwhile,...

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Alaska is Sexy

In June I traveled to Alaska, expecting to only build houses, but I got much more than that. From atop mountains I relished in magnificent views of the Gulf of Alaska, ate delicious red salmon caught...

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My Costa Rica Experience

 Hiking in Vibrams and a bathing suit felt equivalent to hiking barefoot in a girdle. Vibrams are a pair of 5-fingered shoes designed with 5 individual slots to eat of your toes.  The other...

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Assisting the Needy Ones

This June, I traveled with my youth group from Calvary Baptist Church on June 23, 2012, to Baltimore, Maryland, to share God’s love by being a presence in the downtown area and assisting where...

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Ruined.

     It was my very first time. I had never been out of the country before this, and I had no idea what to expect. I had seen TV commercials of slums in third world countries, but...

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A Glance Through El Salvador-Tinted Glasses

This summer I entered a world different than me, where the distractions that I am so conveniently accustomed to did not exist.  I have gained a new perspective of the world and a passion for...

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A Superpower I Didn’t Know I Had: Mission Trip to Ensenada, Mexico

Last Spring Break, I had the opportunity to go on a mission trip with my church youth group. Our team had two goals for our stay in Ensenada, Mexico: to build a house for a family in the area and...

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Unexpected Guests

"We might have a problem."

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The Mountain’s Message of Hope

Every time my phone rings I hear the sound of crickets chirping. This ringtone has special meaning to me. When those crickets start to sing their sweet melody, memories of Guatemala come to my mind....

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The Lives That Were Touched In the City of New Orleans

I view traveling as a privilege, not a right. People travel for many different reasons such as: relaxation or luxury. I like to use traveling to learn about different cultures, people, and history....

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