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Thanksgiving in the South Pacific

Our Thanksgiving was a lot like it would’ve been at home, but with more beaches, sunshine, snorkeling, and puppies. (Okay so nothing like home.) It was strange being away from family, but we ended up having a great time with … Continue reading

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A busy week on a tiny island

The dentist came to our school on Wednesday. Apparently the dentist comes to Ta’u once a year; if you need to see him any other time then you have to fly to Tutuila. Since there’s only a small health clinic … Continue reading

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Talofa, Ta’u!

Hey e’rbody. We received our placements today! Unless something changes, Wes and I will be living on Ta’u. He’ll be teaching high school science and I’ll be teaching elementary everything (not just English–are you surprised?!?). I’m not sure which grade … Continue reading

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