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Mayssa Gregoire

Mayssa is passionate about human rights and social work. In high school, she played varsity soccer and was on her school Diversity Committee to raise awareness about various social issues. She loves traveling and has had the opportunity to do service work in Haiti and an exchange trip to Berlin. She is easily inspired by passionate people.This year she looks forward to meeting new people, participating in Ecuadorian traditions and learning Spanish.

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A Good Conversation

July 16, 2015

I came to Ecuador with the impression that there was immediately going to be room since I was going to be doing service work. How can I not automatically be included and super intergrated in my community if it was my given location, they would automatically take me in since I was ready to learn...

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Things I brought back from Ecuador

June 24, 2015

8 gb of music my dj host bro said I must have which is true its a must have Nostalgia Photos A false sens of belonging to the Ecuadorian culture , ecuador pride lots of pride even if im not one drop ecuadorian ?? ( restaurant incident) A desire to speak spanish , anytime My...

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machona

June 24, 2015

host mom tells it like it is soy machona

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A memory of February 17th

June 24, 2015

The day started off just like any other day . We wake up early to take care of the cows at about 6 am giving them water, milking them, tending to manure. Later we had breakfast, everyone together talking laughing joked and we had a visitor my extended host cousin. The day continued just like...

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Deceiving first impressions

June 22, 2015

-> host mom first impressions -> weird super grateful : ” life to be brought in a world , you didn’t ask for it and you meet people didnt ask to meet them either but everything about it can feel so right  

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pivotal moments

June 22, 2015

     

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