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Anna Del Savio

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Uncaptured Moments

March 16, 2016

“A picture says a thousand words” I’ve never understood that. I love taking photos, looking through photos, trying to pick out stories from photos – but they will always have some shortcomings that words don’t have. Coming into my last month in my community, I have occasionally felt stressed about all the photos I haven’t...

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An Average Day

March 1, 2016

My weekdays here in Otavalo, Ecuador start either waking up as my sister comes into the room to get her school clothes, waking up as a fly dedicates its morning to buzzing around my head and landing on my face, or sleeping through my alarms and rushing to get to school on time. My first...

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2.0

October 29, 2015

​I've been thinking over my vision stand more and I've realized that it wasn't really tailored to me. I wrote things I thought I should want, things I though anyone would need to get out of a gap year. But in writing that vision stand, I never thought about me; I never thought about where...

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Where I’ll Be

October 20, 2015

Over a month ago we made first drafts of “Vision Stands,” describing where we hope to be at the end of our Global Citizen Year experience. I’ve had some technical difficulties with posting, hence this being so late, and my opinions on some of these things have changed in the meantime, but I thought I’d...

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Step One

October 16, 2015

Here’s a very late post that was meant for right after PDT! I’m currently a few thousand miles up in the air, somewhere between San Francisco and Houston, and I can’t seem to settle on any one emotion. I’m excited, I’m nervous, I’m sad, I’m happy, and I’m absolutely terrified. I’m sad to leave all...

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