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An extraordinary trip to Costa Rica

We had an extraordinary trip to Costa Rica!

We painted, led vision clinics, played soccer in the street and did art projects at the Linda Vista community center in one of the roughest neighborhoods in San Jose.

We painted, led vision clinics, played soccer in the street and did art projects at the Linda Vista community center in one of the roughest neighborhoods in San Jose.

Most profoundly, we were on eye-level with the marginalized and impoverished children, teenagers and families in a way that affirmed their dignity, worth, and capacity to succeed.  Each of the people in this photo are leaders – with their friends, at their schools, in their jobs. They are home now, ready to take action against injustice and poverty in their own neighborhoods.

We’ll keep you posted, we can’t wait to see what unfolds through them!

Last morning before we left

Our last morning in Costa Rica.  We all had an amazing time!

Last day

Jose at El Tropical Sueno treated us to a surf lesson at the beach today – Terence said it was the most fun he’s ever had!  Jose packed lunch in a cooler for us, which we ate on the beach waiting for the tide to be just right. AJ, Anna, Terence, Kayla, Phillip and Emily

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