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Location: Beijing, China

 

What ever you do in life will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it because no one else will. A famous quote by Gandhi, that would pretty much sum up my entire day. A day full of sweat, laughter, and most importantly patience. It’s moments like these that make it worth living. It’s when you have climbed more than eighty stairs while on one of the seven wonders of the world and have a face full of sweat and feel unstoppable. It’s when you have a little girl open up about her self and her family and even though you don’t understand a word you just sort of feel what point she is getting across. It’s how the universal language of a laugh and a smile come into play. Its how you learn so much about a culture and see how different it is from your own. It’s climbing a path that not many people followed, it’s helping a girl count to ten in a different language, it’s the little things that may not make a grand change but a significant one in my heart. Today was a very good day, and all it took was to have an open mind and take a chance because no one else would have done it the way that I did it. If someone were to ask me what my favorite part of today was, I would say all of it. I would answer it that way because with a day like this you can’t just choose one moment simply because one moment is not enough.