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Academy Updates
25/10/2016

The Adventure Begins!

Just over one month ago, eleven strangers met in San Diego. Within a few days those strangers became friends (practically family by this point) and drove down to Mexico together. And that is where the…
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Staff
18/10/2016

Our hearts are heavy…

Update - October 27th 2016 On behalf of Live Different and Cole’s family, we want to thank you for your patience during this tragic time. We want to make sure all updates give a clear…
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Road Team
20/09/2016

A Bunch of (Almost) Strangers…

I'm currently heading across the country, in a cramped bus, with 7 people I met less than a month ago. What in the world have I gotten myself into?  The answer is simple. Live Different. This…
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BuildsDominican RepublicVolunteer Posting
28/04/2016

St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School Blogs and Updates

April 23rd We arrived safely to the Dominican Republic on Saturday evening. We met with the Live Different staff, and checked into our resort room. April 24th On Saturday morning we attended mass. We were wearing…
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BuildsDominican RepublicVolunteer Posting
28/03/2016

I just came home from a Live Different Build…now what?

I have now been on two trips with Live Different (both of which were in the Dominican) and each time, the goodbyes only seem to get harder. With Live Different, you build so much more than a…
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BuildsDominican Republic
17/03/2016

Great Expectations

Expectation is a funny thing. It can move you to action anticipating one outcome, only to find that what you finally experience is something quite different. This was the case in my experience with the Live Different…
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Road Team
26/02/2016

A Different Path

At the beginning of grade 12 I thought I had my whole future planned out. I’d go to university the following year and complete a degree in International Development. While that is still my plan,…
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Staff
23/12/2015

What does “Life is About People, not Stuff” mean at Christmas?

 Live Different’s motto, ‘Life is About People, not Stuff’, can make us pretty uncomfortable around the holiday season.  It’s uncomfortable because we’re bombarded with messages to buy expensive gifts to prove to people that we care…
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Academy UpdatesMexico
04/12/2015

From the Ground Up

This week was our build week. Instead of a house build like Live Different normally does, we decided to switch things up a bit and work on a schoolhouse project. This Build was very different…
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Academy UpdatesMexico
27/11/2015

Desert Adventures

For the last two and half months we have adventured to many different places that are reflective of the Mexican culture. A few of my favourites were a volcano hike, Lucha Libre, Globos market, and the…
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