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    New Hope Peru

    Fuzzy Sock World Peace Day!

    So, you might be sitting around today thinking, “What kind of feel good way am I going to share my money this holiday season?” Many of you may already have ideas on organizations or people you’d like…

    December 15, 2015

    #TBT – San Juan Island

    Our Vancouver post left you with a cliff hanger photo. Where were we going next? The answer… San Juan Island. We spent a couple hours in the car, made a stop at a local…

    November 13, 2015

    #TBT – Vancouver

    Throwback Thursday – Travel Edition! We thought it’d be fun to share some of our memories traveling together. Most of our trips have been for the sole purpose of escaping the mundane every stuff and just…

    November 5, 2015
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    Eleven and beautiful.

    She is eleven years old. She’s beautiful. Dark skin. Deep, brown eyes. Hair like mocha. Petite, intelligent. She has dreams of becoming a cosmetologist. She’s loving, protective, a little quiet. Likes to dance. She…

    October 23, 2015
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    The dreaded bug.

    It was eighth grade. I was in the bathroom when my sister entered to share with me the dreaded news. “Well?” I asked her anxiously. “…I have it.” She responded fretfully.…

    September 30, 2015
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    La panadería

    Great news! Some generous souls have contributed a lofty sum to the children’s home this past week, and we will be finishing the bakery.…

    September 28, 2015
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    New Hope Peru

    The community of new hope.

    When you hear the term “children’s home” it’s easy to quite literally imagine one home with a bunch of children in it. Yeah? Well, the community of New Hope is a bit different.…

    September 21, 2015
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    Elizabeth is nine years old. Her hair is just past her shoulders and is as dark as Snow White’s. She has eyes like mocha. When she smiles her eyes can’t help but mostly close.…

    September 11, 2015
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    San Camilo.

    Yesterday my classmate and I went on our first field trip. We visited San Camilo which is a giant market in the center of Arequipa.…

    September 5, 2015