Paraguay

American University Athletes left a little of themselves in Tercera Linea, Paraguay

May 2019 “I have been reminded that it’s ok to be nervous and to look at the unknown and uncomfortable from a positive perspective.  The unknown isn’t a bad thing – you just have to embrace it.” – Erin Source: American University Athletics website Day One – Luci, Women’s Swimming & Diving We started the […]

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Life Changing Experience in Maciel, Paraguay for Loyola School NYC Students

July 2018   The journey to Paraguay from NYC was a long one. We flew from JFK to panama, which was a five hour flight, and then panama to Asunción, which was seven hours. We got to Maciel at four in the morning, after a long bus ride from the airport. We were sleeping in […]

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Marquette University High School and St John’s Jesuit High School Collaborate with Maria Auxiliadora, Paraguay

This summer, Marquette University High School and St John’s Jesuit High School participated with Courts for Kids to collaborate with the people of Paraguay. On the morning of July 28 at 3:00AM, we left the MUHS parking lot for a ten-day journey that would take us 5,000 miles away from our high school. With suit cases […]

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Family trip to Primera Linea, Paraguay

Tranquilo. This popular Paraguayan phrase is both a reassurance and a reminder: Be calm, everything is all good.  Not a message that is always easy to swallow for a group of hard-working, technology-driven, ambitious families that are used to a fast-paced and high-achieving lifestyle.  Throughout our experience, many of us found the message of tranquilo […]

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