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  This picture is from when we visited the Shoalin temple in Henan.  In this picture we are all standing on and around one of the greatest pieces in the […]

Being at The Great Wall of China was indescribable, and climbing it felt so surreal. Learning about its purpose as a protective barrier, and the ancient history of how it was built was compelling. There were countless steep steps to take, but as I got closer to the top I couldn't help but to push on further. Although the sky in Beijing was cloudy and misty, once I finally arrived to the very top I was able to see the captivating view of mountains and city life from the top tower of the Ming Dynasty. As I stood gazing at the breath-taking scenery, I felt a sense of determination, ambition, and accomplishment. I certainly will remember this experience for a lifetime.
Being at The Great Wall of China was indescribable, and climbing it felt so surreal. Learning about its purpose as a protective barrier, and the ancient history of how it was built was compelling. There were countless steep steps to take, but as I got closer to the top I couldn't help but to push on further. Although the sky in Beijing was cloudy and misty, once I finally arrived to the very top I was able to see the captivating view of mountains and city life from the top tower of the Ming Dynasty. As I stood gazing at the breath-taking scenery, I felt a sense of determination, ambition, and accomplishment. I certainly will remember this experience for a lifetime.

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Since being in China I think that my definition of the word luxury has changed drastically. The people in this country have a wonderful appreciation for everything that they have. […]

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The Maynard Jackson Youth Foundation is partnering  with the Confucius Institute in Atlanta at Emory University for our 2014 Study Abroad Program. 33 students from the MJYF Leadership Academy and high schools […]