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Gallery – Some of my favorite pictures from Yonezawa

Here is a gallery of my favorite pictures from my time in Yonezawa.  Enjoy!  (This post may be updated with more favorite pictures.)

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Hula Fun!  Teaching the girls how to shaka.
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Lunchtime Laughs.  The teachers and students of VICS.
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Don’t look down!  School field trip to a mountain jungle gym.
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Ready for an adventure!  This picture was taken a week into my stay in Yonezawa and was my first time exploring the town.
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Sweet times with this sweet girl.  We snapped this selfie during a school break.
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School photo.  Taken at the end of my first week at VICS.
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Stop making it swing!  The students maneuvering across a log bridge.
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Faster!  Two students rolling down the longest slide I’ve ever seen.
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Rope madness.  I almost fell but made it in the end.
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Balance beam practice.  One of the students making his way across while Nobue Sensei looks on.
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Gospel Hula.  Keisen Christ Church Hula Team performing in Yamanote-cho Sendan Chapel.
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Service!  Playing in a church “Soft Volleyball” tournament.  All those volleyball PE lessons in G3 co-op paid off!
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We’re dressed and ready for fireworks!  Festivities with fireworks at Nobue’s Aunt and Grandmother’s house.
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Sweet memories.  A quick selfie with Nobue Sensei and her friend Saki-san in our Yukata.
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Farm, friends, & fun!  Had a wonderful afternoon with wonderful people.
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English Corner.  Playing games and practicing our English.
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Coffee, games, English, and fun!  A group photo of the English Cafe.

 

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BBQ and lots of laughs.  Spending a Sunday night with people from the church eating, chatting, and laughing together.
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Say cheese!  Some of the people I have gotten to know and love.

 

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All dressed up!

 

 

 

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Last moments.  One last picture before heading to the train.

 

 

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Human conveyor belt.  The parents and children playing together.

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Race you to the top!  A fierce competition between the two boys.

 

 

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Sneaky selfie.  What happens when I leave my phone alone.

 

 

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One of my only pictures with Nobue’s Aunt.

 

 

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