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Being an Ambassador

So, many of you have probably heard about the school shooting in Parkland Florida that has currently ended with 17 people killed and 14 injured. Which is an absolute tragedy and my prayers go out to the poor friends and family of the people who were killed or injured. 917 more words

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One Month

I’ve been living in the Netherlands for a whole month now! I can’t really believe it’s been that long; however my life here is has settled into comfortable, but exciting rhythm. 438 more words

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Cookies and Expensive Chairs

Chocolate chips do not exist…in Finland. So when I make chocolate chip cookies, I have to break the chocolate bars the old fashioned way. So I can actually say I put the sweat, in “blood, sweat, and tears”, in my cookies. 718 more words

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The Beginning

Hoi!

Two weeks ago I finally arrived in the Netherlands, and I have received an amazing welcome. 477 more words

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Jealous Pancakes

With this new host family I’m trying to cook a lot because I forgot how much I love to cook. Back in the US I would cook occasionally, and I would love it, but I would fill my time with other things, so I rarely cooked. 766 more words

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Saying Goodbye to “Mom”

So as many of you already know, we have these people called “oldies” who are exchange students(normally from South Africa, Australia, or sometimes some Central American countries) who get here later/earlier than the rest of us. 653 more words

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Host Family #3

Alright. So to start off with I would like to apologize for being so inconsistent. I’ve developed this small problem where I think that I have nothing interesting to write a blog about, so I wait a while to get some ideas, when in reality I have tons of ideas and I was just procrastinating. 848 more words

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