Aggies In Puerto Rico

Dustin Kemp (LAUNCH: Capstones and Honors) is taking part in a service trip in Puerto Rico this summer with students from MSC FLI, Fish Camp, MSC CAMAC, The Corps of Cadets, Puerto Rican Students Association, and LAUNCH Learning Communities. Keep up with his journey at http://noirsupernova.wordpress.com.

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Day 1

Ten Aggies representing different organizations all over campus began he journey to Humacao, Puerto Rico. There are students from MSC FLI, Fish Camp, MSC CAMAC, The Corps of Cadets, Puerto Rican Students Association, and LAUNCH Learning Communities.

Staring out of the airplane window and the land below began to change. There was this strange blue-green surface taking over the ground.

Water.

We landed in San Juan, Puerto Rico and then traveled to Humacao. Humacao is one of the cities that is still without electricity, eight months after Hurricane Maria. Hurricane Maria devastated the island, destroying many of Puerto Rico’s lush green canopies, homes and claiming the life of over four thousand people.

We have no idea what we are going to encounter but our only intention is to SERVE. We’ll stop at Wal-Mart to purchase supplies and we’ll to the place we’ll be staying for a week.

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