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Originally I thought I was going to spend the weekend with Alex and Go in Las Terranas, but when they mentioned that they had a lot of stuff on and they most likely would not be going, I turned to my group of friends who I knew I could rely on, the Peace Corps.
I caught the Caribe Tours down to Barahona and then a guaguita to Los Blancos where Laura lives. Danny, who is not peace corps, but has slept with most of it, was ...
... for me. And you know something? I've probably got more out of this experience then what I did for others anyway; an entirely new skill set that even includes speaking Spanish at a conversational level! I've done things here that I never saw as possible like climb up the highest mountain in the Caribbean for five days or teach a course on sexual health to a room full of 15 year old girls in Spanish. I translated for medical missions, gave ...
... be so classy?
STRANGER THAN YOU KNOW: It's weird knowing that I have such little time left in site. I tell my friends in the community that I only have two weeks left here and they give me this look like I'm abandoning them forever. "I'll be back," I tell them, but it doesn't really solve the face contortion issue. Lucky for me the last volunteer came back to visit a few months ago so they know that we're not lying when we say ...
... Escojo Mi Vida, Brigada Verde, and Construye Tus Sueños. I cannot count the number of kids’ art camps I gave, coordinated Celebrando el Sur 2010, English classes, painted murals, planted trees, beach/river clean-ups, sports camp, Sala de Tarea, medical missions, artisan fairs, and muchacho dance parties. Oh, I also became a professional host and tour guide to visitors, both PCVs y amigos de Nueba Yol.
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... Yet, the funny thing is, we really do know so much about this place now. The most flattering part was hearing from the Americans just how inspired they were by the work we do here. Even just living here for that matter. The last night the whole group came through my house not unlike a tour and could not believe that I lived with such basic conditions. The other PCVs and I had fun working with such a motivated and energetic group ...
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