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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    i used to work as a bartender and now i just simply hate it when people say to people that they're younger than their actual age. thats why i like to ask for their id and read...
    JasonDaniels123 JasonDaniels123 18-21, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    i hate being judged by people. i know what is right for me . some people are making me mad
    jeniferpokharel jeniferpokharel 26-30, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    In my line of work I have to deal with many types of people. Most of which have an uncanny ability to not listen and fabricate their own versions of events. I often get cross...
    thebearmustfeast thebearmustfeast 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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    I love receiving advice from older people. I just love old people in general actually. Many are so sweet.
    NicoleShamoleKoalaBear NicoleShamoleKoalaBear 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I see so much pain in people's hearts. Everyone feel out of their own pain the need to cut people out of there lives. I have a hard time dealing with the fact that I can't help...
    grgbyce978 grgbyce978 56-60, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I Want To Meet New People here ;)
    xodamaris xodamaris 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    It´s very annoying to get insulted just because you dared to post a comment who may not be the one someone expected...meaning some people here, and I´d say women in the majority...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    To all things..are but for a season How true that statement is A meaningful conversation Excitement Butterflies even A smile A lingering touch The feeling that all is just...
    WithinTheHeart WithinTheHeart 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I love watching people and seeing how they interact with one another. I could just sit all day and watch…..
    TouchofAutumn TouchofAutumn 70+, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My mom was doing yard work this morning. She is trying to clear out the back portion of our back yard for a small garden. When she clipped a snarled tree branch, a little birds...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F 50 mins ago

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    A LESSON TO ALL THE DUMMIES IN THIS GROUP! > I'm assuming the majority of people in this group are racist ignorant low lives and the rest of you people in this group obviously are...
    LostEbonyGirl LostEbonyGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    When I came to ep, I thought it was a way to explore and find new circles of people who had similar interests. I thought it would be a great way to meet new people that I might not...
    ZakaryJosephJones ZakaryJosephJones 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 11

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    I honestly don't give a sh*t what people think of me. I don't care if I don't have any friends besides imaginary ones, because people don't agree with what I say. :) I am sure...
    ImaginaryBFF ImaginaryBFF 16-17, F Mar 12

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    I want to raise awareness about the discrimination and racism towards dark skinned immigrants in the uk .. I'm a dark skinned woman who is a daughter ofimmigrants and I had lived...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I wonder if 'getting it' has to do with a common thread of understanding between two individuals? Sometimes people share the same woes which creates a natural bond. While other...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 1

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    It's so rare to find people that are actually willing to really show you who they are. I've always been afraid to be open with people because of the bare-ness and vulnerability...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F Mar 4

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    I don't think that anyone should be flirting, doing other displays of affection or displays of lust in public places. If you want to do that please do it somewhere else? I know...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 4

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    I don't think that anyone should be flirting, doing other displays of affection or displays of lust in public places. If you want to do that please do it somewhere else? I know...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 4

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    Okay I hear some of you laughing already, so I will hit you with some science and a video just to pause that giggle. The elite in society adopt it, the highest leaders from...
    Soroe Soroe 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I've become pretty good at predicting people's future practically just from watching their current behavior. If I could say one thing it'd be this: ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    Peoples looks don't matter. People should accept other people for who they are and also being yourself is what makes you well you. I accept people for who they are, not because...
    Thekindestheart12 Thekindestheart12 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    People love me or hate me, no happy medium. I'm straightforward, honest to a fault, funny, kind, & apparently easily misunderstood. I have to defend my thoughts & openness...
    BelAmi0420 BelAmi0420 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    Hi My support worker at Webb house supported housing for people with mental health issues has been forcing things on me since I moved in there such as getting my grey coloured The...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 10

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    Ewohluke - that's his EP name. Sometimes I call him Lukie. He's different, you know? As a baby, he was diagnosed with Autism, and he's disabled. He lives with his mom (Who's...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude 31-35 Mar 12

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    I'm close with a few people in my life. I'm not anti social or anything like that, I just can't afford to get close to people. When I meet someone, I analyze and observe. I size...
    MajesticMia MajesticMia 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    Hmmm. Hates an awfully strong word. But this behaviour is never acceptable. I'm a community support worker. Therefore it's my job too support these people. I'm out in the...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F Mar 17

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    I'm so shocked and traumatised by the treatment I had by the mental health professionals in Middlesbrough ... What happened to me was beyond my expectations and imaginations and I...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Be the master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out - it's the grain of sand in your...
    MrsZacEfron MrsZacEfron 31-35, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think most people shouldn't have kids. Just about all of the people I know have kids now and not a single one of them are what I would call a good parent. Some of the worst...
    justarandom justarandom 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 1

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    When I hurt myself I fantasize about hurting others, I would feed off of the pain they are experiencing. When they laughed at me and bullied me. When they abused me. I'll...
    wouldyoumissme wouldyoumissme 16-17, M Mar 2

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    Some people just want to control others, even those they will never meet.. I've just been hearing how this friend of my mom is so hateful towards religious people and religion in...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Hello.. I'm tired with my life. things repeat everyday and tomorrow...i think it will be the same. I mean i 'm surrounded with my stuff, my things, my story, my thinking, my plan...
    Kokachin Kokachin 26-30, M Mar 4

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    Hope For Humanity. I know in the current day and age things aren't quite the way it should be or how we would imagine but that doesn't mean we can't make a difference. We are the...
    Lugelogistics93 Lugelogistics93 18-21, M Mar 5

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    hi everyone I'm Jasmine I'm 18 years old, and I get too attached to people who I find a connection with, I've always been this way since I was young and I couldn't understand it...
    jnyell jnyell 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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