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Traveling, Teaching, Volunteering - Live Life To The Fullest!
Traveling, Teaching, Volunteering - Live Life To The Fullest!

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An American Road Trip: Floridian Fun in the Sun
The two years that I spent in South Florida as a member of AmeriCorps were full of some of the most memorable moments in my life. The work and the people that I meant during my service are things that will stick with me for the rest of my life. The thing th...
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An American Road Trip: Texan Sized Wedding
One of the downsides of my multiple adventures traveling the world is that I have missed out on many milestones of friends and family members. Graduations, bachelor parties, and birthdays have all been placed on the back burner while I have been galavanting...
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An American Road Trip: Back Home Again!
It’s hard to believe that almost 3 months have passed since I last updated this blog. Needless to say, quite a bit has happened since my last post and I’m going to do my best to get y’all caught up on the happenings of my post-Peace Corps life! PCV à RPCV: ...
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Faces of Repelón: The Kindred Spirit
Walking down the street on my way to school, I constantly hear shouts of "Profe!" or "Gringo" or "Teacher". Most of the time I just return these greetings with a headnod, slight wave, or thumbs up. However, whenever I run into Leidy Perez, one of my communi...
Faces of Repelón: The Kindred Spirit
Faces of Repelón: The Kindred Spirit
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Faces of Repelón: The Police Chief
Imagine the following scenario: You have just moved to a new pueblo in a foreign country where you are still trying to understand those around you. On your second day at site, you are approached by a member of the community stating that the police chief is ...
Faces of Repelón: The Police Chief
Faces of Repelón: The Police Chief
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Faces of Repelón: The Nurse
This world
is full of people that have the ability to make anyone happy just with their
mere presence. These special humans are just filled with a positive energy that
is contagious to all of those that they come in contact with. I try to surround
myself wi...
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Faces of Repelón: The High School Student
One of the many things that I love about my community classes are the rich diversity that my students bring. Spanning several decades, each has an interesting and unique history that adds to the dynamic of the class. One of those students, Luisana, despite ...
Faces of Repelón: The High School Student
Faces of Repelón: The High School Student
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Face of Repelón: The Elder Statesman
People that are able to self-teach themselves another language amaze me. I have met a multitude of humans throughout my travels that have learned English or another language solely through movies, music, and self-motivation. Many of these language learners ...
Face of Repelón: The Elder Statesman
Face of Repelón: The Elder Statesman
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Crazy Colombian Celebrations
Being a student in Colombia has to be one of the best and easiest things in the world. This country has the most public holidays in the world, which leads to a plethora of three-day weekends and short school weeks. Outside of that, there are always random a...
Crazy Colombian Celebrations
Crazy Colombian Celebrations
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Faces of Repelón: The Mother-Daughter Tandem
One of the best things about teaching is watching your students steadily improve their knowledge and abilities in whatever subject matter you are instructing them in. Whether it be English, math, science, or social studies, this visible change is inspiring ...
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