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Other blog posts about our experiences here in Tanzania!

A great weekend with great company

This weekend was a busy and exhausting one. It never seemed like we were doing that much at the time we were doing it but when you look back we did a whole lot. We were only gone from 8 … Continue reading

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Another week gone

It’s crazy to think that another entire week at school has passed. It’s even crazier to think that in a week from right now I will be home. Even though the week went by fast a lot of great things … Continue reading

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It keeps getting better and better

The last three days have been great. I’ve realized recently that I should stopped being surprised when I think everyday is better than the last. Wednesday was our first day back to school after our safari. The kids were absolutely … Continue reading

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First Tears (Sorry this is from yesterday)

I knew I’d cry when I came to Tanzania, I do that… I cry. What the reason was would be a mystery to me. Would it be because I was afraid? Overwhelmed? I missed my boyfriend? Sleep deprivation (that’s usually … Continue reading

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First day at the orphanage!

Yesterday we visited the orphanage for the first time. It was a really good experience. The kids were so happy and excited to see us and the orphanage mother and father were possibly even more excited. We brought beach balls, … Continue reading

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School day two trumped day one

Today I fell in love with my school and all the students there. I also had my first moment of “I don’t want to leave…ever”. I taught math today and stepped in for a random science class and it was … Continue reading

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