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Gabriella Westcott


Unexpected Lessons

January 30, 2016

Again, again, and again us fellows were warned of the evil that would come about if we had these certain things embedded in our minds. These things that could ultimately cause a harder time while in community by setting us up for possible success but most likely tearing us down by the shock of everything...

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Here’s to the Next Few Months

January 17, 2016

Hello all, I know it has been a while since I last updated, and for that I apologize. All I can say is that these last few months have been challenging yet enlightening while inevitably filled with love and laughter. To celebrate this timing in the program cycle, about a little more than half way...

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I’m Here

September 24, 2015

Well, it happened. I’m here. I am officially in my permanent homestay In San Bartolomé, Azuay, Ecuador. Right now my life consists of never-ending laughter with my host nephews, working with the best apprenticeship supervisor ever (looking at you, José), and daily cups of café at an attempt to keep me warm ( which unfortunately...

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Tocando El Cielo

September 6, 2015

Hola mis amigos! I am in the midst of finishing up another written blog. While you wait, here are some of my favorite pictures I have captured so far. Just as a reminder, I arrived in Quito the 27th and will be staying here until Sept. 19 for In Country Training (ICO) which involves language...

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What’s up, Gabriella?

August 26, 2015

“Oh hey, Bree!” “Whats up, Gabi?” “Hey Bridget, are you the one who lost their phone?” “It’s Libby, right?” “BREENANASSSS!”  Although I couldn’t tell you where Bridget or Libby derived from, the amount of different names that have been bestowed upon me this last week is undeniably too many.  But it’s understandable. Since birth, I’ve...

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