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April Impact Trip Day 1 – Blog Post by Lucy Kiernat – 4/2/17

By Jennifer Martin | April 4, 2017

April Impact Trip Day 1 – Blog Post by Lucy Kiernat – 4/2/17 We were told that we needed to be at the airport this morning at 2:30 am. So, being the slow poke my family is, we left the house at 2:25. WOW. Great start. Though everything went smoothly through security and no bags…

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April Impact Trip Day 1 – Blog Post by Maya – 4/2/17

By Jennifer Martin | April 4, 2017

April Impact Trip Day 1 – Blog Post by Maya – 4/2/17 Today was our first day in Haiti. The day started abruptly with a 2:00 a.m. wakeup call. We left around 2:30 to get to the airport by 3:00a.m. At the airport we all met and went through airport security and waited at the…

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April Impact Trip Day 1 – Blog Post by Gaozuapa Lee – 4/2/17

By Jennifer Martin | April 4, 2017

April Impact Trip Day 1 – Blog Post by Gaozuapa Lee – 4/2/17 The Haitian Impact trip began with a rough start because I woke up late and almost missed my flight. I showed up to the airport roughly an hour and 15 minutes before boarding. I was able to check in my luggage and…

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Spring Break Impact Trip Day 6 – Blog Post by Murphy Lynch – 3/18/17

By Jennifer Martin | March 24, 2017

Spring Break Impact Trip Day 6 – Blog Post by Murphy Lynch – 3/18/17 This week has been life changing and I will never forget the memories I have made here. On Monday, I arrived at the Haitian airport after a long day, only knowing the other freshman at my school. The drive on the…

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Spring Break Impact Trip Day 7 – Blog Post by Peter Corniea – 3/19/17

By Jennifer Martin | March 22, 2017

Spring Break Impact Trip Day 7 – Blog Post by Peter Corniea – 3/19/17 This week has been an amazing week that I believe has benefited me greatly and changed how I perceive things in my life. I always knew that there were countries that were in poverty around the world like Haiti but I…

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Spring Break Impact Trip Day 6 – Blog Post by Charlie Nguyen – 3/18/17

By Jennifer Martin | March 22, 2017

Spring Break Impact Trip Day 6 – Blog Post by Charlie Nguyen – 3/18/17 This past week was a grand experience. This trip was probably the most eye-opening, tear-jerking and heartwarming trip I have ever been on. Once I was informed about this trip, I was ecstatic and I could not wait. I was nervous…

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Spring Break Impact Trip Day Five Blog Post by Jennifer Ridgeway – 3/17/17

By Jennifer Martin | March 19, 2017

Spring Break Impact Trip Day Five Blog Post by Jennifer Ridgeway – 3/17/17 I am honored and again inspired to participate in another Haitian Initiative Impact Trip and so appreciative of the US State Department for offering these cultural exchange opportunities across the world.  I celebrate this program as it recognizes the importance and value…

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Spring Break Impact Trip Day Four Blog Posts – 3/16/17

By Jennifer Martin | March 19, 2017

Spring Break Impact Trip Day Four Blog Post by Emmett Adam – 3/16/17 After a day of playing soccer with local Haitan boys, driving through the countryside, and climbing through a waterfall we all hoped to rest up for the next day. However, two rooms had a rude awakening when both Ben and Ceci interrupted…

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Spring Break Impact Trip Day Three Blog Posts – 3/15/17

By Jennifer Martin | March 16, 2017

Spring Break Impact Trip Day Three Blog Posts – 3/15/17 Lath Akpa’s Blog Post We went to the waterfalls today through the mountains of Haiti. It was a very long drive but it was equally beautiful with amazing views. When people tell me about Haiti, it is always about the ruined neighborhoods and destruction, but…

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Spring Break Impact Trip Day Two – Blog Post by Ikey Forsgren – 3/14/17

By Jennifer Martin | March 15, 2017

Today was our first full day in Haiti. We started the day by going to the Musee du Pantheon national Haitien, the national history museum of Haiti. It was a great experience that gave me and my fellow visitors a terrific insight in to the history of Haiti and the events that have caused it…

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