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January 18, 2011

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Whoo hoo! Amazing day today! No throwing up or speed runs to the bathroom! :) Turns out I had a freaking parasite in my stomach :(. Boo. But it has been eliminated! Yay! If you want to know how I know it was a parasite, please ask me. I really don’t ... Read more >

January 15th, 2011

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Last night, although I was really tired, I stayed up talking to someone very special. I spent most of my morning talking to this person and it was nice :). I feel very happy. Today was a pretty mellow day. I have a huge headache though (it ... Read more >

January 14th, 2011

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Today, I worked at Semilleta’s. I was able to help take the older children out for a day. We took the children to the beach and it was so heartwarming to see how happy and excited they were. Although they could not verbalize their joy, the ... Read more >

January 13th, 2011

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Today was filled with work. The volunteers and I went to Pachacutec to take some of the children to the beach. Man, the walk to the beach was insane! It took nearly forever to get there walking on mountains of sand and rocks. I just love how ... Read more >

January 12th, 2011

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Today, I worked at Semilleta again. The weather was so nice today. It was sunny but cool and breezy. I first worked with Camila, a little baby who is paralyzed from the waist down. She had the cutest face ever. She’s so chubby! You just want ... Read more >

January 11th, 2011

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Today the volunteers and I went to Pachacutec. I worked again in the Wa Wa Wasis (turns out this is the Incan word for baby house). At first, the babies were very mellow, but then toward the middle, things got a little crazy. One of the ... Read more >

January 10th, 2011

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Today was the most painful day that I have experienced since I started work at the orphanages. I went to the Semilleta today (the orphanage for children with special needs) and just about everything painful happened to me. A little girl ... Read more >

January 9th, 2011

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Just got back from Huacachina today. Wow, what a trip! :) I had so much fun. I don’t think I’ve ever laughed so much in four years. The volunteers and I left early Saturday morning for Paracas. When we got there, we took a boat to see the ... Read more >

January 7th, 2011

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Yesterday night, when I was walking up the stairs, I saw a little mouse with a super long tail. It was so cute! I was glad that it didn’t try to attack me though so that was a good thing. Today was another amazing day; long and tiring but ... Read more >

January 6th, 2011

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I forgot to mention that yesterday Joel cracked my back. It was the scariest thing ever. He also cracked my neck. Good grief, that was scary! As ... Read more >

January 5th, 2011

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Today was another long and tiring day. I am so exhausted but always happy, of course :). The volunteers and I worked at an orphanage called Semilleta (hope I spelled that right) which is an orphanage strictly for children with special needs.... Read more >

January 4th, 2011

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The first actual week of work has begun. Yesterday, the volunteers and I went to an orphanage called San Antonio. I was able to work with the little ones. I’m hoping that next week I’ll be able to work with the older children.... Read more >

January 2nd, 2011

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Hi Everyone! Happy New Year! I hope everything has started off well for everyone. I just want to let everyone know that I am very thankful for all your birthday wishes. As many of you already know, I am currently volunteering in Peru. I attempted ... Read more >

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