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So the two schools we visited in Philly are the Bryn Mawr College and UPenn.
Bryn Mawr is an all-women college, and it's part of the Seven Sisters (with Wellesley, Barnard, etc.) It has a beautiful campus and it is located in the suburbs of Philly. It's a relatively small school, but the academics are very rigorous and the professors are really …
... and watched some old man play the biggest organ I have ever seen, while us three sat under a giant eagle like little children and listened. We then took a walk to a place called reading terminal market, it was heaven on earth - everywhere you looked there was foods from all over the world, quite literally a feast for the eyes. I somehow managed to refrain from buying anything, and we moved on to our next place on the list which was antique row/south street. This ...
... Revolution to remind us of our liberties gained. The Liberty Bell's gap often called a "crack" makes it instantly recognizable. The large crack is a result of fixing a thin crack. When the crack happened no one knows. In 1777, just before the British capture Philadelphia the bell was moved to safety. The bell is over 2,000 and surprisingly fragile because of its age.
After the Liberty Bell we made our way over to Independence Hall. This ...
... no photography' policy; otherwise, I would have shown you pictures of the column and the $100,000 bill.
Realizing that the exhibit was about to close, I got my knife back and headed back toward my hotel. On the way, I noticed that the multitude of US flags in Philadelphia were all being flown at half mast. My first instinct was to ask my dad why that was, but he didn't know. I ended up looking it up when I got back to the hotel and found out that today ...
I have to say the same thing I said when we were living in France and then in Africa many years ago. I LOVE MY COUNTRY! America is the best country ever. Yesterday as we visited Philadelphia I saw a lot of people from other countries. I believe they must feel the same after being here and seeing what we have ...
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