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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Paul invested 17 many years within the clinical field being an athletic trainer. All through that time of Functioning intently with young people, Paul produced a chance to read in...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    One of the things about dating online is you sometimes meet people who you're capable of pretty profound emotional connection with but then you realize you have no actual genuine...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I hate that people say that people only do suicide or cut themselves because they want attention. Maybe they need that attention to feel loved and needed in this hell hole we call...
    liveandloveat21 liveandloveat21 13-15, F 28 mins ago

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    Seriously, I'm pretty sure if people could read my thoughts I'd be arrested. For example, I wish I could flush my neighbors' baby down the toilet. I really do. I HATE the f***ing...
    Wack10 Wack10 31-35, M 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Went into the public restroom and one of those french people came in so I'm just doing my thang and then I farted.. we looked at each other and burst out laughing.. he doesn't...
    aJason23 aJason23 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Don't you just loathe people who say " Id rather kill myself than do this ! " ?
    jonho10 jonho10 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    Literally, like, where are all the gay people!?!?!
    lastminutethings lastminutethings 16-17, M 33 mins ago

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    Pushing people away is like instinct. I do it because if I let someone get to close to me I know they will hurt me. I have no control over it. Now I distance myself from my own...
    liveandloveat21 liveandloveat21 13-15, F 25 mins ago

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    There were some people I met in my life that if I knew now, I'd love to be around. I'm a different person. I want to engage. I wish I had maintained relationships with certain...
    shameinnoshame shameinnoshame 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Oh I really love people! No really, I do. Scan the internet for a while, read comments on this website or on others like youtube or facebook...and whatever else. People are so...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    Free yourself from negative people. Spend time with nice people who are smart, driven and like-minded. Relationships should help you, not hurt you. Surround yourself with people...
    MeJustBeing MeJustBeing 36-40, F Aug 24

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    As many of you know by now, I have an obsessed office stalker. She delights in getting off on my life, either in the office or outside of it. If there's any rumors about me in...
    deepscar deepscar 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 26

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    Well, this is obviously a lie. I mean, there'd be few people to claim they accept Hitler, Pol-Pot or Stalin as they are, or for what they are. And those that do, well, they don't...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 26

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    hello i am Nate, Nathan Pronovost I am 16 now this isn't a experience i had or anything like that i just wanna tell my ideas to everyone and try to change this world into the...
    Nathan610 Nathan610 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    I find it more attractive when a guy builds something or puts something together for me and puts some thought into it rather than spending ridiculous amounts of money extravagant...
    tsumakov tsumakov 26-30, F Aug 27

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    Let's be more specific. Insecure people, who think they are secure, who go around belittling people who show the slightest bit of confidence in themselves, or their ability to do...
    Thekidsmom Thekidsmom 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Hello everyone out there, by now you've read the name of this "experience" and are most likely like "oh he's Racist"! Nope! I am part black part white and part Seminole, and I love...
    Rhykker Rhykker 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    There are different people in the world, but I especially like gay people. I'll explain why. Gay people are versatile, masculine or feminine. Some look so good that we would never...
    DaQueenB92 DaQueenB92 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    No, it's not about that we all do some bad things in our lives. I think people in general are naturally evil. All those little things we say affect someone, but most people just...
    Balkan1996 Balkan1996 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I can write a novel of how much I hate people and their stupid, lack of knowledge, and zero common sense behaviour! I hate people who think they know everything yet they are so...
    Navia55 Navia55 26-30, F 22 hrs ago

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    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 Aug 22

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    I guess I'm "judging" people because I dislike the way they judge others but I don't understand. I mean, you have people that make it obvious and known that they won't accept...
    BallinBae BallinBae 16-17, F Aug 22

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    I think a lot of people wish for this. I can't help but feel like I alienate the people that I meet. In a way, it's not surprising. As I type, I resist the urge to embark on...
    Kaydje Kaydje 18-21, M Aug 24

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    Finding the right people to be your friends is a task in itself and once you find them another task is to see if they are they are good enough to be really close to your heart...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I really dislike people who are sooo negative. Im battling through somethings and i start everyday as if its a new day, i put on a smile and keep doing good things, but then you...
    staystrongsu staystrongsu 18-21, F Aug 28

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    I'm the person that doesn't belong to a specific friendship group. I like meeting new people and getting to know a lot of people rather than staying in my comfort zone and hanging...
    uniqueisme uniqueisme 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I've been influenced by the media alot so most of my decisions are based on things that other people do. Trends and cliques I felt as though I should have the same mind frame as...
    chickensoup17 chickensoup17 18-21, M Aug 31

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    it is very hard to accept people as who they are because for one thing, there are a lot of different kinds of people in the world. the concept of good and evil varies from...
    Ryel004F Ryel004F 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    Out of all the people in the world, I find quite people to be the most interesting. Most have sharp intellectual mindsets which are constantly buzzing with activity. They are...
    thatoneasianguy thatoneasianguy 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I may be only 14 but i love to make people feel good and feel like someone cares about them. They're many people who feel left out and deserted and i want to help them and i do. so...
    Kanimaz Kanimaz 13-15, F Sep 1

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    All my life I had people try ruin my life and mess things up for me. From people I knew as accuaintance to family members. People I knew years ago would lie to girls that I liked...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Sep 2

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    Hi, my name is tianna. Im 16 years old and i have this weird, i don't know "ability" if you call it. At least i think. Ever since i can remember i can "read" people thoughts...
    TiannaDesalvo621 TiannaDesalvo621 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I just don't trust anyone enough to give them all of me. I am a chameleon. It is my defense mechanism. If I act like everyone else no one will question me. As I get older I see...
    TheYellowKing TheYellowKing 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I appreciate when someone finds something beneficial in my posts or comments and interacts with me. What I do not understand is why people add others to their circle but do not at...
    MRH1978 MRH1978 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    I opened a newspaper (with the intention to actually read it O.O) for the first time in a long while. I'm Scottish, so it is one of the popular Scottish papers. I was absolutely...
    abracakyle abracakyle 22-25, M Sep 5

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    Something just occurred to me. I had thought to ask a question, something along the lines of "Do you like to consider yourself evil? If so, why?" Then it occurred to me that anyone...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 5

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    You start to forget who you are, one happy person once you were. Always you walk in school with a fake smile on your face to hide the pain. When you Mature a lot faster then normal...
    Pnbamania Pnbamania 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    I just really really don't like other people (aside from my mother and sister); being around anyone at any time, talking to anybody, anything like that... I hate going outside...
    TriforceTapioca TriforceTapioca 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I really, really wish that some people I know suffer from really sad grief and really hurtful emotional pain. I am a really nice person outwards and inwards and very kind to people...
    Icandoanything15 Icandoanything15 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 8

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