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  • Contest Category: Cultural Interaction
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    • Kids will be Kids

    • Cultural Diversity in Health Care
    • When language became a barrier to communication we always could play with the kids. No matter what your culture is we learned that "kids will be kids" no matter where you are or what language you speak..
    • Dancing in Jordan

    • Leaders for Change in Jordan and Israel
    • The Zikra Initiative is an organization that Rabee Zoreikat started in the Ghor al Mazraa community in order to diminish the socio-economic gap by conducting programs where urban residents meet a marginalized community. The groups interact,...
    • Mother Mary

    • Costa Rica Intern
    • Early Sunday morning. I was strolling down the beach and came to a small-town religious festival. Traditionally in Costa Rica, oxen would pull wooden carts to haul coffee, cocoa, and other local agricultural products. Today these carts remain a...
    • Feed the Birds

    • Spain Term
    • San Marco’s Square is infested with pigeons. Everywhere you step, you run the risk of being squawked at. And the, instead of shooing them away, you pay € 1 for birdfeed and invite them to climb all over you! Betsy (pictured) and I could have...
    • Camelvanting' Wadi Rum Style

    • Leaders for Change in Jordan and Israel
    • During our time in the Wadi Rum desert we were able to stay overnight and ride back on camels for several hours the next morning. It was an incredible experience riding in one of the most surreal places on earth, as the Wadi Rum desert is...
    • Rainbow Gun

    • Europe Term International Business
    • This is a powerful gun that was once used against Allied forces on D-day. It rests peacefully now, shooting nothing but rainbows.
    • Napping with Sea Lions

    • Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
    • This is a perfect depiction of our time in the Galapagos Islands. These friendly and playful animals won favor in our hearts immediately as we stepped foot on our first beach. This was their classic beach pose, belly up with their fins crossed. Our...
    • Don’t You Wanna?

    • Cultural Diversity in Health Care
    • After a long day of rafting down the [Victoria] Nile River, we came back to our hostel to have a wonderful meal prepared for us. We enjoyed great food and refreshing sodas after our hot day on the water.
    • Monkeys

    • Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
    • The city of Coca lies on the edge of the Amazon rainforest. Here, animals from the rainforest are of often kept as pets. In this photo, Bethel student Hannah Wohler is experiencing first hand these monkeys desire for local fruit. The monkeys are...
    • Bonds of Sin

    • Interim: Belize
    • One of the short plays our theatre group performed at the schools we visited was called “Shackles.” It was a symbolic portrayal of how Satan lures his victims into his power by making sin look appealing. Only after the demons (Greed, Addiction,...
    • Catch Me if you Can

    • Cultural Diversity in Health Care
    • Child Restoration Outreach is not a typical NGO for street children. CRO collaborates with social workers, nurses, adoption agencies, and schools - all to rehabilitate and reintegrate kids into society. Most importantly, kids have time to just be...
    • Spectator Sport

    • Guatemala Term
    • Semana Santa is a weeklong religious celebration leading up to Easter in Latin America. As part of this celebration, Guatemalans, especially in Antigua, participate in elaborate processionals. Clad in purple robes and carrying heavy floats,...
    • Jambo

    • Kenya Interim Program
    • Description of the photograph: While walking the streets of the Kibera slum, children would repeatedly shout in the sweetest voices, "How are you?" We were a bit puzzled when nearly every child we met continued to inquire about our well being, but...
    • Colors of India

    • Minnesota Studies in International Development (MSID)
    • All of these girls are from rural villages around Jaipur, India. They have come to Budh Shiksha Samiti (a Nongovernment Organization) to get the quality education that they won’t receive if they stay in their villages. I did an internship with...
    • A Bump in the Road

    • Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
    • This photograph illustrates circumstances that most of us are all too familiar with. Whether it is a simple family road trip or a bumpy ride up a volcanic mountain in the Galapagos Islands, a bump in the road, almost always presents itself. These...
    • Our Aboriginal Dance

    • Australia Term
    • The indigenous people are a very important part of Australian culture. While in Australia, I had the opportunity to talk with adults and even interact with the kids of an Aboriginal community. These communities have litter-strewn streets,...

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