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Passions found in Santo Domingo

I have been told my entire life that it is important to find something you are passionate about. Fortunately, for me, I was able to figure out that passion at the age of 8.  That marks my first...

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My Trip to South Africa

Last winter I had an amazing experience in Johannesburg, South Africa.  My father and I traveled with a group called Swamp Corps to help set up a church camp.  Swamp Corps is a group from...

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Far Yet Close in Nicaragua

  “Buenas tardes,” A dark-skinned middle aged man said.               “H-hola,” I stuttered,...

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Service Trip in Mississippi

From July 15 to July 21, 2012 I, along with other students from Saint Ignatius went to Mississippi for a service trip. We stayed in Walls, Mississippi, which is the poorest County in the United States....

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The True Meaning of Wealth

Going to Nicaragua this past Febraury was a life-changing experience. I went with my temple, Temple Shaaray Tefila, and Bedford Presbyterian Church, on a trip sponsored by Bridges to Community. The...

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Haiti=love=LIFE CHANGE

Chaos had flooded the already poor, small island country of Haiti, and they needed (as they do now) America’s help. At age 15, I went to Haiti naïve and ready to do “a good deed”...

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???? ? ?????? Children of the World: A Thai Kid Adventure

     I was exhausted - mentally and physically worn out. I’d spent the entire morning taking a load off of the Thai teachers at a village school: entertaining and teaching some...

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The World of Hong Kong

 My family and I moved to Hong Kong in 2010.  We lived there for two years, up until this June (2012).  Living there showed us how beautiful the world is. I have included a few things...

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Seoulful

The summer after my freshman year, I traveled to Seoul, South Korea, home to many, but not to me, not anymore. Seventeen years ago I had been adopted from Seoul, and brought to America, into the...

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The Road to Change

Spring break of 2012, my life was changed. Instead of going on a vacation to a swanky resort I spent my time in the Dominican Republic with Global Leadership Adventures doing volunteer work. Our group...

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