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Touched By an Angel….Actually 31 Angels

              A trip I’ve taken as a teenager that has impacted my life greatly is actually a trip I’ve been on 4 times and plan on...

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The Streets of Ecuador

I have recently been given the opportunity to experience something very humbling; something that has changed my outlook on life dramatically. This summer, I found two weeks...

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Paying It Forward

The traveling experienced that changed my life forever happened in spring of 2012.  I signed up to go on the Pay It Forward Tour. Note, that when I decided to embark on this journey I had no...

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Smiles Galore in Jeremie, Haiti

I’m going to Haiti today. That was my first thought when I woke up this past May 6th. The reality still hadn’t hit me, partially because it was 1:00am and I was insanely disoriented,...

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From Everything to Nowhere

We woke up at 3 a.m. to leave our warm beds and the comfort of our homes to embark on...

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Lions, not Tigers, and Elephants

When people hear “Africa”, they think: poverty, wild animals, the Lion King. Initially, my brain was flooded with these same ideas, scenes of singing animals contrasting the reality of...

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The Mark Of A Shadow

Standing in the claustrophobic elevator, I stuffed my hand into my pocket, waiting for the doors to slide open. When they finally do, what hits me is a wave of dusty, humid air, rancid and nauseating....

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Finding My Passion In Ghana, Africa

Being in Ghana, Africa was one of the best experiences I'm sure I'll ever have. I have always felt drawn to the more remote areas of Africa and...

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Ghana, Africa

Let me start off by saying that Ghana was never on the top of my list when it came to "Places I Would Like to See". However, the experiences I had in this country were so great, so different,...

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“Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” -Matthew 25:40

It was an early July morning as I groggily stumbled out of bed to head to the Charleston airport. My Mom and I waited for the rest of our church’s teen ministry to arrive so we could depart for Miami,...

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