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Small World, Big Hearts

It’s amazing how traveling thousands of miles away from your house can make you realize how small our world is.  Our travels over New Years were a great reminder of this.

At the beginning of December Emily and I attended the NicaTESOL conference, where hundreds of English language educators and students from around the world met up to discuss teaching strategies.  While Emily and I were trying to decide which breakout sessions to attend, we noticed that one of the presenters is currently studying on a Fulbright scholarship at none other than Southern Illinois University!  Since half of my in-laws have studied at this school 45 minutes from Emily’s hometown, we had to go.  Continue reading Small World, Big Hearts