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  • 158_0

    My sister, Jen, had migrated towards the East, moving from our growing town in Texas to the tourist streets of Orlando, Florida. She worked as an employee in the college program Disney hosts, allowing my family to enjoy their amazing amusement parks.  It was the perfect place to be back together...

  • comparisons

     Mexico is a classic place to explore, with all the beautiful places you can probe and visit. I’ve had the opportunity to explore a beautiful town named Huatajo located in Michoacán, Mexico. A very poor and fortuneless place, although it has many flaws you can spend a wonderful time because they...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • beijing

    The flash of a camera, the screaming of fans, that moment when you know you’re alone in front of millions of people and cameras…Needless to say, the lives of celebrities are hectic ones, but many of us wish we could take a walk in their shoes, and for a short while, I did. In October of 2006, I,...

    Tags: Asia
  • Ellen_s_Pictures_2_432

      The Bond I forced myself to look in a direct line down the uneven, brick road. I made a conscious effort to smile; it was a fake, strained emotion across my face. The reality was I had never been more uneasy. I glanced at the pint-sized woman leading me past colorful houses, a simple school, a...

  • 253598_229852560360919_8351714_n_1

    A year and two months ago, (yes I know the exact duration) 19 of us traveled to the beautiful country of Costa Rica. With Edge Outreach and God as our guides, we boldly boarded plane after plane and bus after bus until we finally arrived in this beautiful country. Our mission: simple, we were...

  • ElMorro

    Everyone sees their parents in a certain way. That special relationship between a parent and a child is an inescapable part of life that requires love, devotion and hard work to grow as the kind of love that defines what it means to be a family. Like most teenagers in the 10th grade, I saw my...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • italy_exchange

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    Tags: Europe
  • Guate1_109

    The day was hot. So hot in fact, that it redefined my definition of the word. Wiping away a bead of sweat that was threatening to fall from the tip of my nose, I tried to force the latex gloves over my fingers. With my hair pulled back into a tight bun and no makeup in sight, I wished for the...

  • all2_988

            Two summers ago I got the opportunity to travel to Italy not only was it the experience of a lifetime, I also discovered that my dream of providing medical care was not only limited to America. Going to Italy was the first time I traveled without my family which was an experience that made...

    Tags: Europe
  • new_york_subway

    Quarter Finalist 2009 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship It is amazing what the power of the pen can do inclusively, it granted me the opportunity to go on an expense free trip to New York and Washington D.C. It is amazing what the power of the pen can do inclusively, it granted me the...

    Tags: DC, North America, USA

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