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I Was Blind, Now I Can See

It was the first morning after completing a 3 days trek in the Colca Canyon. Back in my apartment in Arequipa, getting out of bed was ‘mission impossible’. I could hear my muscles saying, “Are you kidding me? You don’t … Continue reading

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Two Travelers at a Street Market – Humility Has Great Rewards!

Two travelers stop at a stand of an artisan street/flea market in South America. The salesperson approaches traveler #1, “buenas tardes senor, que…” Without letting him finish his sentence, the first traveler interrupts the salesperson, “yeah, how much for these … Continue reading

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You Never Know Who You Are Talking To

It was now the second day since I arrived in San Gil, Colombia and time was running out on carrying through with my accommodation plans. It was suppose to be so simple. Having been here just one year ago for … Continue reading

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Interview with Eliana Tardio: Raising 2 kids with Down Syndrome and Finding Wonder in the World

Eliana is the mom of two children both with Down syndrome. She is a public relations professional, a family resource specialist, a published author as well as a well known international bilingual blogger. Writing in English and Spanish to raise … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Breast Cancer at 26 Years Old

Breast Cancer at 26 years old isn’t exactly what Katie Evans had planned. She decided that although she didn’t have a choice in having cancer, she did have a choice in her attitude and wasn’t about to let cancer take … Continue reading

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Escape the Rat Race to Pursue Your Dream

Lindsay De Feliz had it all! Marriage, a high paying job in Marketing in London, owned her own house, a cottage in the country, a sports car, and designer clothes. At some point, she had a nagging feeling something was … Continue reading

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Joshua Oppenheimer Breaks the Silence in “The Act of Killing”

Joshua Oppenheimer breaks the silence with his latest film The Act of Killing. A powerful, surreal re-enactment of the mass killings that took place in 1965 which resulted in the extermination of over 1 million Indonesians. A project which he … Continue reading

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Healing a Broken Heart:The Power of Love That Lies Within

The loss of a loved one is one of the hardest things in the world to deal with. For Fabian, it was the end of life. He shares his story of his journey through a painful grief and his healing … Continue reading

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Man Completes 11 Year Walk Around The World In Search of Himself

Jean Béliveau decided that his 45th birthday would be a very memorable one. He went for a LONG walk around the world, only to return back home 11 years later. After his business closed, he went through a mid life … Continue reading

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Accepting Your Scars: What Does Being Real Mean to You?

Inspired by Mario’s story, who at one years old, had an accident that left a burned scar all over his chest and left arm, I thought I’d share his journey in accepting his scars and finally be able to be … Continue reading

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