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The Dreaded Stomach Bug

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There has been an epidemic in our little town of La Ceiba for over a month now; a bad stomach virus with high fever. Every hospital, clinic, and doctor's office has been brimming to the rim with patients having the same symptoms.   The news blames it on a bacteria in the water. Yeah, the clean (supposedly) filtered water that we buy did not escape the bug.  All the hype of the virus had been coming to an end and I thought, "Whew, thankfully none of us got it." Well, last Monday Evan started having temperature and two days later all that comes with a stomach virus.  I started feeling some symptoms on Friday but it wasn't too bad. Saturday night, while at a graduation, Zoe started puking everywhere.  So that was a lot of fun.  Today she's starting to get better and now Ruben has it.  So far he's been hit the worst.  When a virus likes this hits it really makes you be thankful for when your family is well.  Walking in God's divine health is probably one of …

Camp Crossfit

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Every year during Carnival weekend it is a tradition to have youth camp.  This year was no different. Even though the carnival is a huge attraction we still had over 100 teenagers in attendance.  Every year we have asked for financial help because the students do not pay enough to cover all the costs. Every year friends and family members have been more than willing to help.  This year I decided to make a goal of $1,000 using GoFundMe and it was raised within a month. We also have help from our local church as most of the food was donated from people within our church. The camp was a lot of fun, which is important because it's a youth camp, but it was also a great time for students to build relationship with other students .

It's so awesome to see students who didn't fit in or have many friends be included. It's even more awesome to see hearts mended and lives changed.  So many people think that the teenagers here are different from those in the States



but today's…