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What did you want to be when you were a kid?

When I was ten years old, I wanted to be a rockstar (didn’t we all?) To be specific, I wanted to be Avril Lavigne. I’m 26 and my brother still makes fun of me for that one…

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5 Tips on How NOT to Be an Idiot Abroad

I was 19 when I visited Uganda for the first time.

Before then, the furthest I'd ever travelled away from home by myself was to attend a conference in San Diego for a few days. I was still a kid (although I was very sure I already knew how the world worked 🙄) and I'd never left American soil before, so you can forgive the laundry list of idiotic things I did and chalk it up to inexperience, right? …Bueller?

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Our BIGGEST CAMPAIGN YET.

The most wonderful time of the year is approaching!!! No, I’m not talking about the wintertime holidays. Actually I’d rather celebrate Halloween twice than Christmas, but I digress…GIVING TUESDAY IS COMING UP, FOLKS! That means all of us at Far Away Friends are hard at work planning the launch of our BIGGEST. CAMPAIGN. YET. Introducing…

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Who Run the World?

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from my time spent abroad, it’s that being a teenage girl is freaking HARD no matter where you grow up. Granted, I’m guessing the Kardashian's teenage years were likely much different than many of us peasant folk but I’ll still bet that we all struggled

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