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    Volunteering In Mexico Changed My Mind About… Well, Mexico

    Volunteering In Mexico Changed My Mind About... Well, Mexico

    So there I was, wiping boogers in the middle of Mexico (no they weren’t mine), when I realized that I was in the midst of the most immersive travel experience I’ve ever had. There’s clearly more to the story, but when it boils down to it, this is basically a tale about how volunteering in Mexico changed my mind about, well, Mexico. I had made a pretty airtight pact with myself that I’d never return south of the border. It might’ve…

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    Not-So-Innocent Abroad

    From where we sat the sun felt close. I watched the fresh cement crack in the heat. Below us, the setting concrete stretched down to the favelas. Through clouds I could see the stairs…