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Last Weekend in Korea

My last weekend in Korea was perfectly relaxing and simple. I wouldn’t have wanted it any other way. I decided on Friday afternoon to take a last minute trip to Seoul to meet up with Julia. I hadn’t seen her … Continue reading

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The Opportunity of a Lifetime

Have you ever left a place and had it feel final? Knowing it’s a possibility that you may never get back there or that you may never see some of the people again? That’s how this feels. The finality of … Continue reading

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School Festivals

A benefit of my school and placement is the small community and active involvement of parents and staff. Everyone works tirelessly for the students to have a well-rounded educational experience at Yuchon Elementary School. One of the unique things about … Continue reading

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Final Seoul Weekend

Last weekend, Fulbright and KAEC hosted all of the ETAs for a final dinner in Seoul. Many of us headed to Seoul on Friday to maximize our time together for one last hurrah. I joined a group of friends to … Continue reading

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Southern Adventure

This past weekend will easily be remembered as one of my favorite weekends of my grant year. It was my last chance for a bigger trip and I decided to head to the southwest city of Mokpo, the city of … Continue reading

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June 14-16

One of the best parts of living in a small town is the undeniable sense of community. My school has a great network of teachers, students, and parents who play an active role in school life. Some of the mothers … Continue reading

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Katie’s Big Adventure!

My parents, Momma and Poppa Coyne, and my sister Katie set out a few weeks ago on their two country tour. The trip began with a visit to my brother Timmy in France, where he just finished a year of … Continue reading

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