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Untold Stories

A group of us sat in the dimly lighted restaurant with watering mouths anxiously waiting for our supper to be brought out to us.  I loved Italian food and was really looking forward to devouring...

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A Lesson That Will Last A Lifetime

     This past summer I took a trip that I didn’t realize would change my life forever. I took my first steps out of my country and onto the soil of the Dominican Republic....

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108 and Climbing

The summer after my freshman year was when I lost everything I took for granted and gained a necessary new perspective. The most impacting part of the trip actually began before even arriving...

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Healing Hands, Healing Heart

        On the morning of June 16, 2012, my team and I touched ground in Haiti, prepared for the devastation but also thankful for the chance to help. As we traveled...

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Finding God in Atlanta

Last summer, I was blessed with the opportunity to go on a mission trip with my church family to Atlanta, Georgia through

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The Little Smiles that Taught Me

March 24, 2012, was a day of apprehension and excitement.  My stomach churned like the ocean that we were about to fly over.  I had learned as much as I could about Bogota, Colombia, but...

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Love: The Right Track to Prosperity

                When I think of culture, I think about how a certain civilization lives. Being from Scottsdale and vacationing in places much like it, I see...

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An Exchange for Change

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. I am proud to say that I am an optimist. I have taken the opportunity to travel to Peru...

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Beautifully Impoverished

Finally landing on the tarmac of the Belizean Airport was such a relief. I am a terrible...

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Remembing Haiti

Throughout the beginning of my high school career I never really knew where I fit in. I’d had my troubles through my freshman year of high school, and I guess you could say I was ready to give...

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