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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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A Journey Four Months in the Making

Back in January, as I readied myself for the new semester, I drove a few miles to the nearest Wal-Mart and picked up new pencils, pens, and notebooks for myself. Today, the school supplies we have been collecting started out … 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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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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A Brief Reprieve

After weeks of building more and more stress from the solicitation of school supplies from everyone we could think of and planning events, Monday’s class was quite a relief. We were visited by our student predecessors in a breakfast party … Continue reading

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A True Demonstration of Faith

FAITH Five simple letters, yet one of the most captivating and powerful words in the English dictionary.  Faith is not just a word.  It isn’t just an action or a belief. Faith holds immense power. Faith saves lives. I have … Continue reading

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