Hilton Garden Inn Arlington/Shirlington
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... for the finalists' scholarships (including American Councils, AFS, iEARN, ACES, and the University of Delaware).
- Jiaxing (ACES)
- Chengdu (AFS)
- Deyang (AFS)
- Hangzhou (American Councils)
- Nanjing (American Councils)
- Suzhou (American Councils)
- Xi'an (American Councils)
- Zhuhai (iEARN)
- Xiamen (University of Delaware) ...
... Up until then they had not been doing very well. Washington views on slavery seem to have changed during his life, but he did only set them free as part of his will and then only after he and his wife had passed away. This though did have the un intended consequence they his wife's life was then in danger as all the salves ( well e ones washington owned ) would have known that there freedom depended in her passing away. A great incentive for someone taking her ...
Yesterday we left D.C. Dad and I went for a morning jog to Georgetown; it was so pretty. On the way to NYC, we stopped in Philadelphia to see the Liberty Bell. We also saw Independence Hall and walked around a bit. We arrived in NYC around five, and to spend a little over an hour in Times Square, which was really fun. We went to the Disney store and M&M store. Today we spend most of the day at the ...
... We then traveled to DC just a few days before the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington a time in which brave leaders brought people together to demand equality. I thought about how far we as a nation have come and how far we still have to go. As I stood there I flashed back to 16 year old me standing in the same spot looking at the Capitol thinking “I want to work there some day.” I have been so inspired by the courage and strength and determination ...
... program. Our itinerary used the terms "study visit" instead of field trip and "seminar" in lieu of lecture. Moving from place to place was called a "bus transfer" or a "walking transfer." Also we received cloth name tags for the first time and a hearing device to use the entire week. Lastly, it seemed we had a much higher percentage of first-time Road Scholar participants. So this Monumental ...
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