AP Human Geography: My Dreaming Of Faraway Place

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When I was just a young girl, I remember dreaming about faraway places. How do other people live? What do they think about? How can I help people who are so far away? What language do they speak? When I was in 9th grade in Kentucky, my favorite class was AP Human Geography. It was a class about all of the things I had been dreaming of since I was a girl. We studied cultures, populations, economies, and how people relate to systems. I loved every moment of it. The next year, I was given the opportunity to explore all of those things first hand when my father took a job in Japan.

From being there I learned so much more than I ever could from my Human Geography class. Instead of learning about the elements of culture, I was dropped in the middle of it and had to learn to live. I spent the first year and a half in awe of a whole new world I did not
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The more I learn, the more I want to go out and see, and the more I see, the more I desire to learn. I want to study sociology and international relations at Wheaton because of the wonderful things I have experienced in the past, and the difference I would like to make at a global scale in the …show more content…
This wonderful project takes shoeboxes and fills them with Christmas presents and hygiene items that will be given to children who need them. This project’s effects are two-fold. Firstly, it shows God’s love by meeting physical needs, and creates a more globalized, aware, and compassionate world by involving people from different places. This year’s boxes from Japan will go to the Philippines. It has been such a joy to be a part of this project, and I hope and pray that it will bring much more joy to the children who will receive the boxes this

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