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Mar 9, 2010 - Michelle, Sarah, James, Louise, and Ben

This town was very special in my heart as most of the workshop I worked with five mentally handicapped children. Michelle was a little 12-year-old girl, filled with joy, who I spent a majority of my workshop with. She spoke sign language, which was very special for me. Every time she saw me she would sign my name and ask other people for me. Its amazing the strength and courage these children shared with me. When the other kids wouldn’t sing Michelle stood up with me and signed and sang twinkle twinkle little star together. She was so...

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Mar 9, 2010 - Joe

There was a little boy the first day that didn’t have a lunch so he joined us for lunch. However I didn’t get a chance to get to know him until the second day during classes. I am in charge of taking photos during the first set of classes. I walked into the little kids voice class and there he was sitting on the side away from the other kids. I went up to him and just sat down next to him. He said he didn’t feel well but I knew that wasn’t the whole truth. I asked him if he wanted to sing with me and the first thing he told me was that his...

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Mar 8, 2010 - Wallsend

This school was a very challenging school for our cast. It was the first time that we had been to this school and the kids weren’t sure of what we were about or whether they wanted to be a part of it or not. They judged and laughed at each other all the time, and had no confidence in themselves or their friends. I know that sometimes things take time but I feel like there were a few kids who understood what we were about by the end of it however a majority of the kids we no longer judgmental yet still wouldn’t put themselves out there...

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