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The World Outside

The whole world looks to California as the land of sunshine, surfing and movie stars. I will admit that, as a first time visitor to the "Golden State" and only 15, these were my expectations,...

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A Week with Bugs, Critters, and Horse Poop!

My nose wrinkled at the stench of sweat and horse poop.  The magnificent creatures I saw on TV and in magazines was NOTHING like the gigantic, smelly beasts I encountered on my first day volunteering...

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The Experience of a New World… The Ultimate Reality!

My travels to Kolkata, India with 14 other friends and teachers from my school opened my eyes to what most of the world lives like.  I now realize how truly blessed I am! I have also learned...

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!Vamos¡ An experience in Spanish

My Spanish teacher recommended that I would be an excellent student to go with a small group to Costa Rica. Our trip was organized by I

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Impact

“¡Bienvendidos a Guatemala!”  The large sign welcomed my group and I into the capital city just outside of the immigration desks. There were twenty-two in our group of adults...

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Cuckoo Costa Rica Count Down

In January 2012, eight members of Rock Canyon Key Club hustled to tape the last box shut, zip their suitcases, buy more bug spray, and board the plane to Costa Rica. Eight months before the anticipated...

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Many Firsts in the Dominican Republic

During a school break in November 2011, I had the amazing opportunity to travel to Sosua in the Dominican Republic on a trip sponsored by my school’s Spanish Cultural Club. The weeklong trip...

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Senior Trip 2012

On May 26, 2012, my senior class of twenty-six people set out for Garden City South Carolina for our senior trip. When most people think of the term "Senior Trip", partying, drinking and...

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Something Just….Clicked

Life changing experiences are rare. Even more rare are the moments where you can recognize their significance as the fabric of your life unfolds. Many people spend years seeking such moments, searching...

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Poco A Poco: My Trip to Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic

Before my trip to the Dominican Republic, I considered myself useless and was ignorant to the world from its problems to its beauty. I believed the world was a gloomy place full of poverty, war and...

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