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Feeling Blessed: Jessica West

December 26, 2019 - All Posts

Today as I was thinking about our trip so far I couldn’t help but think how fitting our team name is. We chose to be Operation Lavacikata which means resilience. As this has been YMAD’s first time traveling to Wai our trip has been full of changes. Even when we have to do a total 360 and change our plans and lessons completely, our whole team has been nothing but resilient. We have taken what we have been given and have made the best of our situation to make sure we give all we have to these cute kiddos.

I have loved being able to be in India again. It has been a very different experience from my first trip. But one thing remains the same, the incredible people. The kindness and love they show to complete strangers amazes me. If everyone could love and accept people as they do the world would be a much happier place.

I am so grateful for the opportunity I have to be a part of this wonderful trip. I am grateful for YMAD and the people of India for reminding me what’s important in life and helping become a better person. #blessed


Jessica West

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