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Erin Hand
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Hello All! Upon returning to the United States, I jumped back into a very busy schedule and did not post about my last two days of the trip and my transition back these past few weeks! Day 14: Friday, May 9th After eating our last meal of breakfast at the O...
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Day 13: Thursday, May 8th ¡Hola! After breakfast presentations Shicali Lunch with LGBT Wall of Memory and Truth Artisan market night out
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Day 12: Wednesday, May 7th ¡Hola! Today was our second and final day at our service site.  We began our day by playing with the kids for an hour or so. I was with the five year olds today and we worked on a house project and watched a bit of Happy Feet.  We...
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Days 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11 ¡Hola! It has been more than a few days since my last post!  We spent the weekend in Santa Marta and I was too tired Sunday night to write and have been having issues with the internet the past few days.  Alas, let's begin! Day 7: Frid...
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Day 6 ¡Hola! Today was May 1st, as you are aware, but here in El Salvador that means that today was the International Worker's Day March.  This March is full of numerous Maria's house Hotel
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¡Hola and Bienvenidos! Our first visit today was visiting the Divina Providencia where Monseñor Romero was assassinated.  Romero was a Catholic bishop from El Salvador who was murdered while offering Mass (in the picture below) in 1980.  He was killed for s...
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Greetings! Today we first went to Equipo Maiz and learned about the popular history of El Salvador.  We learned so much today.  I was very interested in the political role of the United States in prolonging the war.  I was also very interested in the effect...
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Hola! Today we visited the community of La Selva and met with gang members.  We learned a lot about the history of the country in terms of politics and social structures and how gangs factor into the equation.  Gang members face discrimination, harassment, ...
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Hola! Today was a very long day and luckily it was much cooler than yesterday!  We began our day by hearing the testimony of a gentleman's fight for social and political justice, beginning during seventies and continuing to today.  His testimony was very em...
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Greetings from El Salvador! After two good flights today, I arrived this afternoon to the very HOT and beautiful San Salvador.  We arrived and had lunch at a cafeteria type restaurant.  We then stopped at the beach and dipped our feet into the Pacific Ocean...
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