Sweet Home Alabama
Jul11

Sweet Home Alabama

It was a long journey home, but I have safely returned to Alabama! After landing and going through dreadful customs at the airport, I was so excited to be able to run into the arms of my mom and dad. I even enjoyed a nice Chick-Fil-A meal on the way home :). While I have a constant reminder of everything I experienced the past week, it is nice to be able to understand the language, sleep in my own bed, eat lots of fried food, and even...

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Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho… It’s Off to Greece I Go!
Jul10

Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho… It’s Off to Greece I Go!

In a few days, I will board a 12-hour flight headed to Athens, Greece. I would have never imagined that I would be able to be a part of such an amazing opportunity. I have always desired to be able to use my nursing skills to serve others and through this trip, I will be able to achieve those dreams.   When approached about the opportunity to travel to Greece, I was a little hesitant. Was this where I needed to go? ¬†Would I be...

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Hello from Athens, Greece!
Jul09

Hello from Athens, Greece!

My first few days in Athens, Greece have been truly amazing. Maybe it is from the pure exhaustion of jet-lag (an eight hour time difference) or maybe it is the excitement of exploring a new country. The first two days consisted of sight-seeing. Our team began the trip with a scavenger hunt that allowed us to explore all over the city, eat authentic Greek food for the first time, interact with some of the locals, and exchange our...

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