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Nov 15 2011

What will your legacy be?

She was the meanest, most unapproachable person on the outside…

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Jul 12 2011

rumor has it…

The mosquitoes roam in swarms and will eat you alive. When you take a shower, the water will come all the way to your knees. The dorms make you wish you were living outside. The wait time at the copy center is insane. I never get more than 2 hours of sleep a night. Rumors.…

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Jun 24 2011

My Magazine

I’m tired. I’m hungry. I have a headache. My back hurts. Everyday is non-stop. The only time I get a break is when I sleep. From 5 am until midnight I am working. Constantly.  I feel like a lesson-plan-making machine. Yesterday I was so excited because I thought I was going to get a chance…

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Jun 11 2011

my new best friend(s)

Tomorrow 2 other corps members and I are heading to the Mississippi Delta. I don’t know about yawl (that’s Kentucky girl slang for “you all”) but I am most scared about those mosquitoes in the Delta. I heard some carry diseases. Remember all those news stories about the West Nile Virus, you know that deadly…

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Jun 11 2011

Fired Up!

This week has flown by. I’ve met so many great people at Induction and learned so many new things. After yesterday’s welcome ceremony I just feel so fired up! I feel like I can end the achievement gap RIGHT NOW! lol. That’s how excited I am about this experience. I know it will take time…

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May 30 2011

patiently anxious

One week from today I’ll be in Charlotte. There are a number of emotions going through me right now. I’m excited. I’m nervous. I’m overwhelmed. I’m just..everywhere. I am preparing myself for a very challenging summer. I know Induction and Institute will have a very heavy schedule, but I’m ready for it…or at least that’s…

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May 30 2011

Hello world!

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