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Travel Blogs from Pucallpa
... from the clinic to the main highway, but about three-fourths of the way to the main highway, I heard the mother start wail. At the time I thought she was just audibly expressing the anguish that any desperate mother with a gravely-ill child would express, but then her cry turned into the chilling and bloodcurdling cry of a mother that knows that she has just lost a child. I looked ...
... the awards to the winners with much ceremony. I can say that I thoroughly enjoyed the program.
I am enjoying my time at Ucayali Adventist School teaching English to the Students. They were in dire need of someone that could assist them in proper pronunciation, and I am starting to realize what an advantage it can be to be bilingual. The students keep me on my feet when I ...
... is that you are confronted with a host of opportunities that help with either edifying one's strengths or defining one's weaknesses. I have personally been told that I am good at things such as translating, a skill that I would have never considered back at home. Indeed for many of us missionaries this experience is a journey of self-discovery, and today I realized that I don't want to be a dentist.
... our five offered after-school programs: swimming, taekwon-do, volleyball, music, and soccer. In order to promote the programs, the Doctor and David, our pastor, arranged for us to visit a local school named "La Florida." At La Florida, we were meet with a military like procession of students in formation and uniform (uniforms at public school are a standard in Peru). The Peruvian national anthem was sung, we missionaries ...
As previously mentioned, today we missionaries went out into the neighborhood to promote our after school programs to the locals. Dr. Matthews bought some megaphones and with one of them we took the van around the neighborhood shouting out the itinerary. Our timing was perfect because many of the local children were getting off of school so we were able to hand out flyers to a great majority of them.
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