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15Gate- Liberia, Africa 2012 Part 1

15Gate- Liberia, Africa 2012 Part 1

Do you remember where 15Gate was in our trip?? Or is this the first blog of mine you have read? Well, if you forgot or are just joining my blogging, 15Gate is at 15Gate just outside the Firestone reservation in Liberia. 🙂 It’s as simple as that. 15Gate had some of the SMILIEST kids!! WAAHH!! I loved their faces sooo much and needless to say I have  A LOT of pictures of them!!   OK, so here is the same…

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Civil Compound- Liberia 2012

Civil Compound- Liberia 2012

This is Civil Compound, basically it is out in the bush. To get here this year was an adventure in itself, a fun adventure!! Since it was “drizzling”, we were walking through puddles as high as our thighs, and when trekking through the bush I had my camera put in a plastic bag in my pack for safety. However, I do have some pretty amazing pictures still to share. I have to start the tale of our adventures to Civil…

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Sinkor and 11th Street

Sinkor and 11th Street

An overview of Serve the Children in Liberia. 1. They have three schools located in Liberia. One is in Monrovia known as Sinkor, the other is at 15Gate just off the Firestone reservation, and the third one is in the Firestone reservation known as Civil Compound. When the teams are there we stay on the 3rd floor of the Sinkor school. So each morning you are awoken by the community waking up and children laughing, you fall asleep to either…

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Late nights ramblings.

Late nights ramblings.

Well, let’s see. I leave for Liberia in 4 days…. I feel like I am in a limbo period and just waiting for it to happen. It is the emotion I got at a swim meet just before I flew off the dive stool into the water and swam my heart out to the finish. So much has happened in the last six months. I am at a great place in life right now. I haven’t felt more confident in…

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Lethargy, 21 days, birthday surprises.

Lethargy, 21 days, birthday surprises.

Well hello!!! I have 21 days til Liberia. 🙂 I watched a video of driving around Monrovia last night and I just loved it! WWAAAAAHHH!! I get to be back there soon 🙂 So excited!!! Seriously, you have no idea! Unless you do have some of an idea how it feels to go back to a place you love so much! Also, I found out yesterday that the divorce paperwork, though I sent it in late March/early April was filed…

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Favourites…

Favourites…

Ok, previously I talked about people who impacted my trip, and I am going to come back to that portion of my trip. Let me move onto my favourite aspect of the trip. People. 🙂 Oh, didn’t I say I would come back to that portion of my trip… well. I can’t leave it to come back to it! The reason is because I met so many wonderful people during my stay in Togo on the Mercy Ship, to separate…

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My life in Togo Part 1

My life in Togo Part 1

Alright, so… I think my last update was a while ago and you probably want an update of some sort… but I really, truly, honestly just don’t know where to start or finish! I loved being on the wards on the Mercy Ship. Seriously, I loved the wards the most. Maybe I should start by talking about the people that impacted my trip t he most. First there is Kristina.   She is in the nursing program with me, she…

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