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Shasta Garcia
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Mexico has a bad rep. The mainstream media has painted a biased picture of drugs scandals, murders, human tracking to give the wrong impression of Mexico. Before my departure, I heard the same things over and over again. Why would you go there? It's not safe. Don't get kidnapped, or die.

Shasta Garcia Blogs

Shasta Garcia
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Mexico has a bad rep. The mainstream media has painted a biased picture of drugs scandals, murders, human tracking to give the wrong impression of Mexico. Before my departure, I heard the same things over and over again. Why would you go there? It's not safe. Don't get kidnapped, or die.

Shasta Garcia
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The realization of being alone came with the start of an itch. My head was itching uncontrollably and I suspected it was lice. Sure enough, it was. Although, it wasn't an impossible circumstance, it definitely wasn't ideal. It also wasn’t the unimaginable – it was bound to happen while servi…

Shasta Garcia
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Plunging into the depths of the unknown while leaving my home quickly became reality after being accepted to serve at an orphanage in Vicente Guerrero, Mexico.

Kevin Wychopen Blogs

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DEATH. Now that’s an attention grabbing word (especially in all caps).  My editors want me to write about things that are of local interest, and since the obituaries are popular reading by many people, I thought death could work.  Although I suspect they are generally thinking more along the…