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Hello everyone

My name is Cara McAuliffe and I am going to be a junior at Wheelock this upcoming semester.  I’m double majoring in Human Development and American Studies and I was recently accepted to the Child Life Program.  This will be … Continue reading

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Reactions towards the week

This week has been indescribable and has given me more insight on why I continue to come back down to New Orleans. I have seen myself grow as an individual and have come to the realization about what my purpose … Continue reading

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Reflections from the Civic Engagement Group

Reflections from the Civic Engagement Group             As we listened to the students’ conversation tonight in regards to the issue of showing how much needs to be done still as well as helping others understand why we are here now … Continue reading

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Reflections from Thursday

The documentation group was well-traveled today. After stopping at the Saint Bernard Project office to talk to Liz McCarthy (the starter of the Saint Bernard Project) we went to five houses, and interviewed AmeriCorps workers, volunteers and a homeowner visiting … Continue reading

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Photos of hope, destruction, and students hard at work

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Reflections from Wednesday

Reflections from Wednesday “Moved, Accomplished, Empowered, Macho-Woman, Challenged, Changed, Lucky, Enlightened, Proud, Strong, Awakened, Benefitted, Privileged, Revived, Inspired, Excited.” These were the words the group used to describe their experience thus far. Today, we attempted to travel to Shell Beach, … Continue reading

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Reflections from Monday

Another Perspective: Reflections from Monday, May 24, 2010 Today we learned a lot more than just about the function of the Saint Bernard Project and its home owners. We were faced with ethical dilemmas, questions about the government, and the … Continue reading

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Reflections from Tuesday

“Change is often hard, but it’s the hard stuff that makes you grow.” – Quote take from mural at Camp Hope At our Tuesday night meeting we shared our experiences from the day’s work at the homes as well as … Continue reading

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Day 2 Rebuilding

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 “Let us build a house where love can dwell and all can safely live.” (quote found on painted ceiling tile at Camp Hope) Today was our second day rebuilding homes. Two of the student groups got to meet … Continue reading

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Students get to work

Monday, May 24, 2010 Today was a day of excitement and heat (93 degrees). We had an early morning orientation at the Saint Bernard Project (SBP) and toured the homes we’ll be working on. To date, SBP has completed 275 homes and is hosting … Continue reading

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