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Alice Wong

Alice is passionate about global economies and service work. Alice is a proud member in the United World College(UWC) movement that makes education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future. Having studied in LPCUWC Hong Kong, she is inspired by teenagers from over 80 different nationalities. Alice takes advantage of the opportunities offered by UWC, which help to build up her strong spirit of service and international understanding. During her time in Ecuador, she hopes to immerse herself in a totally new culture, become fluent in Spanish, and to equip with life skills for college and beyond.

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The Quinceañera Celebration

December 7, 2015

Dear All, Last night I joined my host family as the community was going to celebrate the birthday for a 15-year-old. I have known that a girl turning 15 here is particularly special as it marks the transition from childhood to young womanhood in Latin America. My host mum said it was a fiesta for...

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Dear All,

November 23, 2015

Dear All, It has been a sedate 3-month away from home and everything that has played a significant role in my life. When it comes to blogging, I am often lost for words to condense my experiences and emotions and to possibly reflect on those. In this everchanging world, storytelling is constantly evolving with human...

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Bridge of Serendipity  

August 27, 2015

When people ask me why I am taking a bridge year, I always have my answer ready. I would respond succinctly that I have an intense desire to gain maturity, as I will not be eighteen upon entering college. I want to understand the local culture, learn Spanish and learn how to dance. I want...

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