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Jan 24, 2010 - Scotland

We drove from Oxclose, England up through Scotland to catch the ferry over to Belfast, Ireland. The countryside is so beautiful. We were watching the series of House on the TV and yet I found my eyes constantly wondering to the window at the green rolling hills surrounding me speckled with sheep, stone fences, and cottages. The land is covered in a vibrant green that would never be seen in America especially in January. Today the sun decided to come out just as we took a stop at a tinny gas station in Scotland. We all walked over to the bay...

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Jan 23, 2010 - Kira

"Don’t lose your way with each passing day you’ve come so far don’t throw it away Live believing dreams are for weaving wonders are waiting to start Live your story fait hope and glory hold to the truth in your heart If we hold on together I know our dreams will never die, dreams see us through till forever as high as souls can fly the clouds roll by for you and I." Bill and Robyn gave me the opportunity on this tour to teach the solo in the song “If We Hold On Together.” This song has always meant a great deal to me. I believe that every...

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Jan 23, 2010 - Lauren Donmall

This town I was given the honor to make the photo cover for singer songwriter. Lauren wrote her song about a very close friend of hers and the love she has for him. She told me that she didn’t have many friends. When she finished singing the standing ovation seemed to last forever, and after the show a group of kids came up to her and told her they loved her voice and asked if she would like to start a band with them.

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Jan 21, 2010 - Oxclose

Oxclose is in Northern England. This town has been a challenging but rewarding town. In the beginning the kids were excited to be with us but were very reserved and judgmental of their friends. They laughed when others sang or danced and had absolutely no confidence or willingness to try. They gradually got better, they uncrossed their arms, then clapped for each other and by the show on the final day they were completely open and willing to work with us with open minds completely free of judgment. During dance class they opened up and told...

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