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Unformatted text preview: Myers Elliotte 11-3-2008 Comm. 1015 Brandi Quesenberry Helping in Costa Rica My senior year I got the chance to go on a missions trip to help kids at an orphanage in Costa Rica. This trip changed my perspective on how to live and what is most important in my life. The ride through poor areas of Costa Rica and finally helping these kids was so enjoyable and worthwhile. Knowing I helped change someones life is really important to me. After reading Mountains Beyond Mountains, it showed me that my experience in Costa Rica was worthwhile and that it is the right thing to do. We arrived in rainy San Jose, Costa Rica late at night and stayed at a compound in the city that night. The next day we talked to the leaders of the missions group, they told us how many kids in Costa Rica are poor and are orphans. Raymond, who was one of the leaders of the missions organization, told us what to expect and not to be alarmed by what we see. We left the compound and hopped onto an old rickety bus. The bus was worst then any school bus in America. The group left on the bus and we starting rickety bus....
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