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Day 19-San Francisco-by Raina Gars

Posted on July 18, 2014

Today, we woke up to the cool San Francisco air. The first thing we did was meet with a 64 year old man named Leon Veal. He talked to us about his struggle with illiteracy in his life. My first reaction was one of shock, because as a privileged American student, it is hard to Continue Reading »

Day 18-Santa Barbara to San Francisco-by Noah Najjar

Posted on July 17, 2014

Today, we traveled to San Francisco from Los Angeles. Even though it was my second time in L.A., I still had a great time, but I was excited to move up the coast. After a couple hours of driving, we stopped in Santa Barbara, which looked like some of the small villages I’ve been to Continue Reading »

Day 19 – San Francisco – By Morgan Berman

Posted on July 13, 2013

Mark Twain once wrote that the coldest winter he had ever seen was a summer in San Francisco. Everyone became extremely aware of this when we hit the streets of San Fran for one of our chillier and less educationally intense days. Our first stop was the historic Haight and Ashbury street where Billy debriefed Continue Reading »

Day 18 – San Francisco & Berkely – By Hannah Handloff

Posted on July 12, 2013

It doesn’t take much to make a difference and there is no better place than San Francisco, the center  of liberal thinking, to discuss this concept. Our first meeting today was with a guy named Leon Veal. Leon was a very interesting person because he was illiterate until age 44 when he decided to join Continue Reading »

Day 17 – Santa Bararba to San Francisco – Ty Cantor

Posted on July 11, 2013

Today we drove from Los Angeles to San Francisco. During our drive we stopped in Santa Barbara for lunch. After that we had a long drive until we made it to the heart of Northern California. Finally, we arrived in San Francisco! This would be the last hotel for some of us on this trip. Continue Reading »