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Time Vs. Money

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After arriving home I was reflecting on all of the situations I witnessed this week from my travels. I thought about the hospital and all of the kids there. I thought about the schools and free clinics we observed. I started to wonder what the people really feel. The reason I was thinking about that … Continue reading Time Vs. Money

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Life can be a surprise.

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Yesterday we wrapped up our time in Peru with our final clown show at a free clinic. Nothing went right at all, yet I loved everything about it. I think it all started when we reached our destination and I stepped out of the van to be caught by two women because my clown shoes … Continue reading Life can be a surprise.

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A school like no other.

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Yesterday we arranged for a driver and a van because our trip to Pomploma Alta, was not near. We drove about 40 minutes to a community that was the most impoverished I have ever seen. They do not even have running water. Every day a water truck drives through and fills large blue containers with … Continue reading A school like no other.

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Good Morning Peru!

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Today I was putting on my make up in the mirror and realized it was day 6 of this trip. That means that I have put on more clown make up in the time I have been here, then I have used regualr make up, my whole life. It was a great feeling to know … Continue reading Good Morning Peru!

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Last day at the hospital…onto clinics and schools

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Today we arrived for the last time at the hospital. We knew today would be rough because our first stop was the burn unit. We arrived with a suitcase full of stuff animals and clown noses. Once we made our way up to the unit we put on gowns. Only three people were allowed in … Continue reading Last day at the hospital…onto clinics and schools

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