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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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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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Do words speak louder than actions?

“What you do or say to someone to get them to care?” I asked Rex Temple, a military veteran and guest speaker in my class Monday morning. On the surface a seemingly simple question, but once the words left my … 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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An Unexpected Beginning

A few weeks ago when spring classes started I expected to take a Major Works/Major Issues class in the form of an essay writing course like everyone else I know. With a desire to join the medical profession, I had … Continue reading

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