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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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    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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    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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    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...
    relief9 relief9 18-21, F Aug 20, 2009

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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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    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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    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 16-18, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2007

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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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    Related Experiences

    All I basically want to do in life is just travel, travel like a homeless guy. Just carrying a small backpack with a knife, my passport, and some water. And Im gonna be those...
    adguez adguez 13-15, M 6 hrs ago

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    I really want to make some new friends. In school, i only have one person i'd consider a friend, and while we speak in school, she doesn't really text me or message me anymore...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Certainly. All of our staff members are lined by Texas employees' comp coverage. We can offer insurance plan certificates upon request.Houston, TX Certified to read and assist most...
    Michael749y5lj9 Michael749y5lj9 31-35, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Why so serious? Some people may think I am snob and serious person. Sometimes I am, sometimes I am just shy or tired. I might accelerate to extreme seriousness if needed. It's a...
    JAD01 JAD01 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Continue to be extended in Thailand for a lot less with our free of charge night gives, early scheduling discount rates and financial savings of up to £520. Irrespective of...
    Burtctk215 Burtctk215 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Around fifth grade I saw two manga hidden at our shoe cabinet. I really like anime so I thought it was just some cutesy comic book then I saw wrong, it was a hentai manga. People...
    rabblemagic rabblemagic 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I honestly don't believe all religious teaching are brainwashing and i actually agree with some. Yet i dislike teachings that are harmful or silly like believing in Noah's ark. Or...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    people who own animals but dont take the time to meet their needs are awful. thats another life right there and its just as important as yours now take care of it. instead of...
    griefseed griefseed 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I always seem to care more of the people around me rather than myself... is it good or bad?
    Potchii Potchii 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I cherish a number of my friends dearly and I don't want to lose them ever even though I have already lost a few due to the fact that I was too clingy. So, now with my remaining...
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    I'm new to this not completely sure how it works but love talking to new people 😃
    niomi8 niomi8 31-35, F 18 mins ago

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    Are there even any humans in the world today? I have always thought it is empathy that makes people humane, relating to each other; an inherent trait, as we as homo-sapiens are...
    Skullix Skullix 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Here's the things that people do which "grinds my gears" - People who clip their nails in public or around you - When people are ignorant to those around them e.g talk...
    livelymind livelymind 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    I hate the people who said it was okay, it wasn't my fault, and allowed me to be victimized. I hate the people who told me that it was okay that I have depression. Because...
    YesterdayIsOver YesterdayIsOver 13-15, F Aug 9

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Remember When Taylor Swift Was The Victim? In many of her hits, she was the victim in her relationships. Nobody said anything about it at first. Then she went through so many...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F Jul 23

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    Every since I was a little girl, I was super shy. If I met new people, I would be super quiet around them. But when I feel more comfortable around people and feel I can trust them...
    Faithlovee Faithlovee 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    My mom and grandfather ALWAYS compares me to other people my age. Mostly my mom. Constantly. Every. *******. Day. She compares me to other people around my age, telling me, "oh...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I love to make friends, I gotta be honest on that, but people just IRRITATE me! If you want to give me advice, go ahead, but don't judge me on the things I do. You can go have an...
    Killamunjaro Killamunjaro 22-25, M Jul 25

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    All my life I have been judged by people. First let me explain why I was judged. My mother is the victim of Rape. I am a product of Rape. The religion she is in thought that the...
    Lilique Lilique 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    Today I realized how much I enjoy helping people and how there are so many people out there who don't want to help people. I'm struggling with my chemistry class and I asked...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 Jul 26

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    I'm a generally anxious person who has a severe stutter and deals with social anxiety, so it's understandable that I wouldn't talk to people easily. o_o Offline I generally give...
    Ridiculousity Ridiculousity 18-21 1 Response Jul 27

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    I have a disability, a mental one. And some people may think that I'm a bit arrogant or obsessive. That I care too much for people with the same disability because they are 'just...
    CheeseBomb500 CheeseBomb500 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 3

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    i am so done with having friends. I learn that i dont have to have many friends. and i feel that yes audrey is the one friend i need, yeah, i hope. I am so sick being 'okay' to...
    Rascalex Rascalex 16-17, F Aug 7

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    i am so done with having friends. I learn that i dont have to have many friends. and i feel that yes audrey is the one friend i need, yeah, i hope. I am so sick being 'okay' to...
    Rascalex Rascalex 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    This is the second dream I've had that a group of people have died. Some people I knew and some were strangers. The first dream I was sitting in the large arena and it was sort of...
    sunflower1992 sunflower1992 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    No one should have to change for anybody - the expectation in itself is a severe stressor in a person's life (ie. the one with the expectation). Like many other women before me I...
    Polly73 Polly73 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 10

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    I really hate it when i'm with friends and they start talking about how much suicide is a stupid thing and that people who cut are not normal ones, Its really bother me because...
    Minju96 Minju96 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I feel like I have to say this because someone here is really getting on my nerve. I had some post under "I love Iggy Azalea". And this guy comment some rude stuff there. And I...
    minyue minyue 18-21, F Aug 11

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    Obviously people could always argue "if you're not happy and would prefer to be with someone else, why cheat? Why not just end your current relationship?" And obviously it's not...
    OpenMindedGirl1 OpenMindedGirl1 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    Besides my fear of always being judging by people I have come to realize I somehow rub people the wrong way, or maybe my social anxiety comes from the fact I rub people the wrong...
    GrimCreeper0150 GrimCreeper0150 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    One of the things which really annoys me is how humanity always has this tendency to pre judge people before they even know them. Im not just talking about in todays modern society...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've dealt with more mean people than the average person, in my opinion. Then again, it seems 'mean people' are on the rise. I know that I'm still pretty young, but I remember a...
    HillyHana HillyHana 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago </