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Helping Hands in New Orleans

During the summer of 2009, just before...

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Smile

Who ever knew a line drawn in the sand could really separate night and day? The border between the United States and Mexico does just that. I went to Mexico on a missions trip through an organization...

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A Life Changed by the Uruguayan Culture

Through an erupting volcano, a multitude of odd night stays, and airplane delays, the time before our arrival had been a journey in itself. Although, looking back it made my trip to Uruguay even...

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Poverty in Belize

“I have nothing besides this house,” Marie was telling us. She was right. Her use of house as a description for the shack in front of us was pushing the definition...

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Change in Honduras

Three weeks ago, I left my family, friends, and everything I knew to go to a new country: Honduras. I knew that through the trip I would be changed, but I didn't realize how much. I had seen...

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The Ties of Tradition

It was just past eight o’clock, and night had fallen in Tokyo. Groups of people aged everywhere...

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Journeying in Jamaica: A trip of a Lifetime

One of the most rewarding experiences I have encountered in my life was when I traveled with...

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Swaziland: The People

Swaziland. A small country in southern Africa facing big problems. Swaziland has the highest HIV/AIDS prevalence in the world. Some 200,000 people are living with HIV/AIDS out of a population that...

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Looking through different eyes: the world and how it is perceived differently

Sweat pours down the faces and backs of the volunteers. Our arms are sore, our lips are parched but we continue to nail, sand and paint the pews. We are renovating two churches: Our Lady of Guadeloupe...

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Hidden Treasures in Poverty

One of the best trips I have ever been on was my mission trip to Nicaragua.  That trip was the first time I had ever been in a primarily Spanish speaking country.  We flew into the capital,...

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