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Strangers Help Fulfill Terminally Ill 5-Year-Old’s Bucket List

Today I came across an article in People that I want to share. Five-year-old Liam Myrick has undergone 14 rounds of chemo, nine major surgeries, and two bone marrow transplants, but he is working hard to cross items off his … Continue reading

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Woman Discovers Twin More Than a Half-Century Later

Meet Paola Rivera A few weeks ago, I was introduced to Paola Rivera. I was also fortunate enough to read the inspiring true story she wrote about her mother that, as Paola says herself, is something that normally only happens … Continue reading

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Bucket List Blogger Takes 14 Months off to Explore World

You just have to meet this bucket list blogger! Jessica from Turquoise Compass is a teacher at heart, but her true passion is traveling (especially to turquoise beaches), adventure, and trying new things. She has been to 17 countries and she is ready to see more. She … Continue reading

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And What Do You Want to do with THAT?: The English Major

Go English majors! Long live liberal arts! Below is the speech I gave, during the weekend of my college graduation, at my English convocation: At the start of the movie Adventureland, there’s a scene in which James, the main character, … Continue reading

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Top 20 Inspiring Summer Reads

As a bucket list blogger, I am a bit obsessed with non-fiction inspirational books and memoirs. Although I have listed a few of these on my Inspiration Page, along with a post I wrote a year ago, Get Inspired to … Continue reading

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Project Light to Life Evolving to a .Com

Hi all! Hope everyone has had a good week and is looking forward to the weekend. I just returned from North Carolina, where I was searching for houses with my future roommates for several days. I love the area already … Continue reading

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Hi all, I hope you’re doing well! In a previous post, I wrote about how I hoped to take a trip to Europe this summer. However, I did not announce that I’ve now officially booked the trip. This summer, I … Continue reading

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Bucket List Blog

Hi all! Apologies again for being a phantom for a few weeks, but I officially graduated this weekend, so now it will be easier to keep up with Project Light to Life and to stay in touch with my lovely … Continue reading

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One Year Updates – Share Your Stories!

Hi all! Many apologies for being MIA for a few days. The end of my senior year of college is approaching — my last day of classes is this Monday, my  last assignments are due Tuesday, and commencement/graduation is May … Continue reading

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Anonymously Mail Letters of Encouragement to Strangers

#29 From the moment I put this item on my “Kind Acts & Volunteering” list, I could not wait to cross this one off the list, especially after imagining how excited I would be if I got an anonymous letter … Continue reading

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