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Ella Svete: Bursting to get to Brazil

Ella Svete

December 13, 2012

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The class trip to Brazil is finally here! I consider myself so lucky that I get to have the chances to go to all of these amazing places in the world.I have been here for four months and I have already seen more than some peop...

Erin Maidman: The first race approaches

Erin Maidman

December 12, 2012

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Guess what? Since I last talked to you, virtually nothing has changed.I’m still on crutches, I still can’t walk, I still can’t carry my cereal to the table, and I still can’t go down stairs without parental supervision (sigh). B...

Bryn Gallagher: Here’s to the Nutcracker

Bryn Gallagher

December 11, 2012

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Sunday marked my last performance in Footworks Youth Ballet’s Nutcracker, and as I stood there in my sparkling tutu looking over the battered old props for the last time I promised myself two things. One, I was going to do th...

Ella Svete: Chileans love their drama

Ella Svete

December 6, 2012

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I am starting to get irritated with always getting thrown into the water with my clothes on.First it was, “Gringa to the shower!” and now it’s, “Gringa to the pool!”I was having a nice time with my classmates at a barbeque for our class, basically...

Ella Svete: Horsing around

Ella Svete

November 28, 2012

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This weekend was quite the adventure.There was a Rotary conference with 60 exchange students. I made so many friends.We went to the mountains of Talca and it was absolutely gorgeous. We went swimming in the river, which was t...

Erin Maidman: Making my way to Mammoth

Erin Maidman

November 16, 2012

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The first thing that most people ask me when I tell them that I’m moving to Mammoth to ski race is, “Does that mean you’re going to be in the Olympics?”Unfortunately, the answer has always been an awkward “I don’t t...

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