Monthly Archives: September 2011

Travel: Rio – Day 33

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Everyday here is emotional in some way. Today was no exception. Melissa had a great activity planned for us. Everyone had a paper taped to their back and each girl had to anonymously write something encouraging. It was really great to see everyone so excited to participate. One of our girls is illiterate and the […]

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Travel: Rio – Day 31

As sad as I am to leave my manicurists, I am so excited to I finally get be the lead instructor for the hair stylists! I’ve been teaching advanced cutting and styling. But most importantly, I’ve given them my deepest darkest secrets about why clients will come to you. If I do your hair, please […]

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Travel: Rio – Day 28

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This week at school was so much fun! It was make up, styling and nail art all week. Unfortunately, I missed most of it because I was sick. I hate missing school!!! I stayed at our friend and student Raquel’s house for the week so she could nurse me back to health. She is such […]

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Travel: Cristo Redentor- Day 22

I have been looking forward to this day since I found out I was coming to Brazil! Christ the Redeemer is one of the seven wonders of the modern world. It began being built in 1921 and was finished and inaugurated in 1931. The statue sits atop of the mountain of Corcovado as a symbol […]

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Travel: Rio – Day 21

This week has had its ups and downs. The manicurists are doing so well and are really dedicated to the course. They have had no trouble getting models to come to have a complimentary pedicure from one of our talented students on a rooftop with the wind blowing in their hair! Since we have been […]

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