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Grace with us

May 31, 2019
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By Julia Georgieva, Host mother YES abroad program Sofia, Bulgaria I met Grace for the first time at Sofia airport. Before that moment we haven’t had any kind of communication. I was very worried, probably she felt the same. I did not know what to expect. I applied for YES ...

SPARKING DIALOGUE THROUGH POETRY

May 27, 2019
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By Behar Bunjaku, YES 2017-2018, Kosovo, hosted by CIEE in Palestine, TX On March 27, 2019, YES alumni from Kosova organized the fourth edition of Kosovo Slam Poetry at the Institute of History in Prishtina, Kosovo. Nine young poets performed their spoken poetry in front of a live audience of ...

Landmarks

May 21, 2019
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By Joey Johnson YES abroad Bulgaria '18 Today I passed by Roman ruins on my way into the metro. Nine months ago I would never have been able to walk past them without pausing. Anyone who knows me can tell you history is a passion of mine, and it’s one ...