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Sunday, the waterpark

On Sunday morning a few of our group woke early for a 6am run. They report that downtown is empty at that time and that the Alamo is much smaller than they had imagined. After breakfast we grabbed food from … Continue reading

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Saturday

Early on Saturday morning we stopped in Moore, Oklahoma for breakfast and to stretch our legs. We split up for breakfast at different places and the kids dined at McDonald’s and the Waffle House. We were soon on the road … Continue reading

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Departure

The Grace youth joined the Rochester group, with whom we are traveling, for a sending service at RCLS. Kids waited anxiously, comparing the sizes of their suitcases, while parents and chaperons went over last minute details. We met in the … Continue reading

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Traveling North

This morning started early as we cleaned out our rooms, packed our bags and loaded the busses before heading to our final mass event, the closing. The mass event was a joyous celebration and culmination of the last four days … Continue reading

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Look

For about 600 of the 25,000 Gathering participants, the first full day of the NYG started at 5:00 am, arising at that hour (remember, we went to bed after midnight) to register for and run the NYG 5k.  (That would … Continue reading

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