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    My Time At People To People

    I am a people to people alumni and I loved every second of my trips. I went to Scotland Ireland England and Wales. As well I went to Australia and to new Zealand. On my trips I had many experiences that most of us could never have achieved on our own. I have also met many life...
    Brenton8Sumters Brenton8Sumters 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 16, 2012

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    Australia Summer Of 2011

    I traveled with People to People this past summer to Australia, I had the best time of my life there. I never thought in my entire life that I would ever have an oppurtunity like this. I got the letter and didn't really take it seriously until I went to the orientation meeting, I...
    vkcontreras vkcontreras 16-17 1 Response Oct 15, 2011

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    Summer Of 2012

    Well i leave tomorrow for France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, and The Vadican. I'm so scared and nervise. If anyone here can give me some advice about the trip I would love that. Thanks. EDIT: the trip was amazing i had so much fun
    random298 random298 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2012

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    European Legends 2010

    I went on the European Legends tour in the summer of 2010 after getting an invite to go to Australia. Seeing the homeland (Ireland) was great and as a history buff I loved seeing Bastogne and Normandy. Overall had an amazing experience. Not much else I can say and keep it brief...
    bigshooter1993 bigshooter1993 18-21 Aug 31, 2012

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    A Wonderful Program!

    i went on two trips about 10 years ago, one to australia and new zealand, the second to france, spain, germany, switzerland, and monaco. i wonder if anyone on here went on the same trips as me? anyway, it's an absolutely wonderful program and i endorse it 100%!
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 13, 2008

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    Could've Been Better

    I went on the Traditions of Europe Trip this summer. We traveled to The Netherlands, Belgium, France, England, Wales, and Ireland. While the trip provided me with the opportunity to do and see things I only dreamed of and definitely changed me, there were some key things about...
    golddust2009 golddust2009 18-21, F Aug 20, 2009

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    Australia 2006

    Last year I got a letter inviting me to come to an informational meeting about a trip to Australia. I thought it was too good to be true, since it was essentially my dream trip. Happily, it wasn't, and after the enrollment period I was accepted as a People to People Student...
    oxymoronk oxymoronk 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2007

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    Had An Awesome Time

    I went on the Great Wall and Beyond trip and ended up having a lot more fun than I would have ever thought. I had amazing friends, an amazing delegation manager, and had experiences I otherwise wouldn't have even come close to having. At home, I'm considered shy, quiet and no...
    introvertedloser introvertedloser 16-17, F Jul 27, 2013

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    I always help people, but it's finally starting to tire me out. I don't ask for help and I don't talk about my problems often. When someone ask me to share, I do and they are a...
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    I had the most amazing thing happened to me today! This guy messaged me on EP and he thought that I was a catfish or I was a fake! It was so awesome because before he said that I...
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    Backspaceblogger Backspaceblogger 26-30 Feb 4

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    Avanya Avanya 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I was reading on Reddit.com responses from people who don't answer email or text messages and why they don't. I had no idea that so many people have an anxiety about that. In a...
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    Noodlepudding666 Noodlepudding666 16-17, F Jan 31

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    Except I already have. The best friends I managed to keep throughout high school and some college...they are all gone. Of course, I blame no one but myself. I had a best friend in...
    DremeJolie DremeJolie 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I just want to share. I joined this place after two years of struggles in my marriage. I have gone by various names in here : Thedarkenedshadow Dsop Some people have followed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 27

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    I'm putting this statement/rant here for a reason. If you're reading this, make sure you read all the way through before commenting, I will try to make it as short as possible. I...
    Dereth Dereth 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 27

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