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I am going on a missons trip with my class to the dominican republic for our school trip this year. ( I go to a christian school) Please pray for me and my class. We really want to see God's will done. Thankyou for taking the time to read this.

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Guest Elizabeth K

You have my prayers and wishes for a safe and productive trip. May GOD bless you, your class, your chaparones and administrators, and especially the people you will hopefully touch and make a difference to in their lives.

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I will pray for you and all on your mission trip as well as all of the poor people suffering in the Dominican Republic, hopefully your visit will make a difference for some of them.

Love ya,

Sally

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Guest S. Chrissie

Dear Faith,

May Christ be with you on your trip there and may He work through you and all the participants to touch the Lives of the ones you will encounter. :)

Sherlyn

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As you can tell we want details!

Glad that you had a good trip.

Love ya,

Sally

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Well as soon as we got to the dominican republic my class, the chaperones and I went to a boys orphanage. Their we bonded with the boys and I played catch with a few of them. Then after that we went to an all girls orphanage where we put skits with messages about jesus and the girls sang for us and showed us their rooms. That was the first day. Throughout the week we went to a few churches and schools. I gave my testimony about three times in three different churches. It touched many people and it allowed myself to be more open with my classmates and I got closer to them. Before then i had only interacted with a select few people in my class. We also visited the poorest village in the area and spent time with the kids there. I played baseball and soccer with the boys there. The girls in my class painted some of the kids faces and got their hair braided by the village locals. One day there was also a medical clinic there and for the first time some of the kids learned how to brush their teeth. While we were there I remember seeing a little boy about 2 or 3 years old with nothing but a shirt on. His family was too poor to afford shoes, socks, or pants for him. It was quite heartbreaking. The trip in itself was quite life changing and very interesting at the same time. I am a completely different person.

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Sometimes we forget what not having anything really means.

We get upset because we can't afford a new blouse or start the hormones tomorrow because of a lack of cash.

Look at the people with no food and not enough clothing, forget about style or grnder appropriate.

We really don't have life that bad do we?

I am so glad that you made this trip and told us about it.

Love ya,

Sally

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Guest Elizabeth K

When I was in college, a friend of mine worked with the USA government on a joint project in Mexico, counting migratory birds during the summer.

He was headquatered in a small Mexican village, way off track from the tourist haunts. He said the poorest person he knew in the USA was wealthier than the richest person in that villiage.

That make you think. We are so blinded by our live style opportunities in the USA.

Glad you came back safe - I was thinking it might somehow affect you the way it did.

Lizzy

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