July 17, 2014 | 118 13

Seeking lessons in last trip to Guatemala, for now

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Next Wednesday, July 23, I leave again on a mission trip to Guatemala. It will be my third consecutive trip, fourth overall, and likely my last for a while — at least a year.

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It’s an amazing adventure to be in that country, to travel and experience the culture, to see a different society in action, and to interact on many levels with its people. But believe me, it’s no vacation.

It’s exhausting frankly. Not just being country, traveling for long stretches on bad roads, traversing washed out areas, sometimes standing in the back of a pickup truck en route to hard to access villages....

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