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Settling in to a new land and culture.

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In rural Guatemala, only one in ten youth reach high school and far fewer ever graduate. Opportunities to invest in a generation of young men and women is a chance to change their lives.

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Taking a traditional Mayan bath in Comitancillo, Guatemala.

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Eight years ago, Emily had to cancel a trip to Africa. Now she's finally setting off for her dream continent.

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It Crystal's first time out of the country. Her destination? India.

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Trina visits a market in Guatemala and makes a surprising discovery.

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Anna spends time in Cambodia's capital before starting her volunteer project in the jungle.

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What does an influx of tourism mean for Guatemala's most famous city?

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Leave the guidebook behind and connect with new friends.

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Anna crosses over into Cambodia from Thailand.

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The highs and lows of unstable electricity (and there are little to no highs).
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