Category Archives: War in Afghanistan

Packed up hope.

Sixty eight boxes were packed today; they filled the classroom, the desks, and the hallway in front of our class. All 10 of us worked hard filling and taping boxes, stacking them on carts, and writing customs forms. It was … Continue reading

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Coming to an end.

The end is nearing and it is crunch time. As summer soon approaches this final stretch seems to go on forever. We continue to collect school supplies, packing them with love and care. We have been successful, many of us … Continue reading

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A little bit of hope.

Six boxes down, four to go! And maybe even more!! We did not have class yesterday, giving us time to collect all school supplies to be shipped to Afghanistan. I was able to collect 6 boxes worth of school supplies, … Continue reading

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Are we blind?

Imagine a life without education, without the luxuries of shoes or AC in a classroom. Your future, gone in an instant. Many of us have a clear idea of what our futures hold. We know which classes to take, have … Continue reading

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Hope at the end of the tunnel.

I felt nervous and disappointed walking into class on Monday. My plans for working with the Honors Council for my School Supplies for Afghan Children event had fallen through, and I had been brainstorming but wasn’t sure of my options. … Continue reading

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Speak up.

How hard would you fight for your education? How far would you go? Would you go all the way to Afghanistan, submerge yourself in their lifestyle? Would you climb the hills barefoot with the children of Afghanistan? Sit in classrooms … Continue reading

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Everyone Has a Reason

Well Spring Break has come and gone, it was nice but it was definitely too short. However, it was a rousing success in terms of work done for our school supplies project! Last night, I went to St. Andrews United … Continue reading

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A Step in the Right Direction with Miles Left to Go

Time seems to go by very quickly, and some how I feel I have accomplished so much and yet so very little. I have been so busy this past week, what with my own life, school, and of course my … Continue reading

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From “A bit” to “Completely”

I’ve always known I was a bit lucky. In elementary school, we all start to learn the history of our country. We learn about the tenants that America was founded upon; Freedom of Religion being a major one. You also … Continue reading

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Making a Difference Today!

With “School Supplies for Afghan Children”, continued goal of collecting 10 boxes of donated school supplies per student this semester. With that in mind, I now have the challenge of deciding where I would like to leave my first collection … Continue reading

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