A Changed Perspective
Jan07

A Changed Perspective

After a long, long day of travel, our team finally made it into Port-Au-Prince. However, the journey was just beginning. We gathered our luggage, hopped on a bus, and hoped to make it to our next location more smoothly than our prior travels had been. When we pulled up to the compound, it was a giant community encased by a large brick wall. The buildings were colorful, and illuminated the happiness in a place that was in dire need of...

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When can I go back?
Jan06

When can I go back?

I have just arrived back in the States from a long day of traveling from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. This trip has inspired me in many ways. I no longer feel the need to be dependent on material things. After learning that most Haitian people make an average of $4 U.S. dollars a day to live off of, I realized how lucky we really are. But, beneath all of the daily hardships faced by these people, they smile, they laugh, and they are excited...

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Pre-Departure – Haiti 2015
Dec14

Pre-Departure – Haiti 2015

Having been so busy with finishing up the semester and studying for finals, I have not been able to focus much on my trip to Haiti next week. At night, I often think about how this trip will go. This past summer, I spent 6 weeks in Granada, Spain, taking classes, learning the culture, and ultimately exploring while having a lot of fun. I believe that this next trip to Haiti will be very different than the trip to Spain. I chose this...

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