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A Youth Perspective

The teenagers of the Bosawas lead a very simple lifestyle. While they do not have phones, TVs, video games, or any of the items that a North American teenager would deem valua... The teenagers of the Bosawas lead a very simple lifestyle. While they do not have phones, TVs, video...

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Ties that Bind in the Bosawas

It was with great excitement and eagerness that I returned to the gorgeous rainforest region of Nicaragua alongside the traveling companions I visited the region with back in ... It was with great excitement and eagerness that I returned to the gorgeous rainforest region of Nica...

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What a Smile Sounds Like

It is said that 90% of communication is nonverbal. Nevertheless, with a when in Rome attitude, I ask our local translator the Mam word for Good Morning. There isn’t one,... It is said that 90% of communication is nonverbal. Nevertheless, with a when in Rome attitude, I ask...

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No Cavity Club. Now Recruiting Members

And despite arriving to infants on the backs of mothers, brothers and sisters boasting baby bottles filled with a brown liquid with a troubling resemblance to Coca-Cola (or co... And despite arriving to infants on the backs of mothers, brothers and sisters boasting baby bottles ...

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Energy & Innovation In Nicaragua

In July of 2010 I had the opportunity to participate in a program called “Just Teach”, offered through the organization “Change for Children”; this program involved a 15-day e... In July of 2010 I had the opportunity to participate in a program called “Just Teach”, offered throu...

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