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My Reflection ~ Ife Sangode

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a Reflection If you would have asked me two years prior to going on the UGRR tour if I thought I’d be going on a cycling tour around the south with a group of teens I would have said No. But the summer of 2011, a couple of days after my graduation, 9 youth and 3 adults who I consider to be family, set out early one morning to begin a cycling tour of the Underground Railroad. However I don’t think any of us knew exactly what we were getting ourselves into. From the minute we arrived at our first destination in Alabama to the time I left the group […]

Ife's Final Blog ~ as she leaves for school

For the past two weeks SNR has been to some exciting places and done some exciting things. We went to Memphis and spent the night at Kevin’s sister’s house which was the first home environment that we spent time in. It was relaxing and I felt as if I was at home. We stayed in a really cool Hostile the next night, and visited the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Hotel. Saw Stax Records, went to several Civil war sites, stayed at different camp sites and YMCA’s, met a few mayors, slept in a  hot stinky van when a strong storm came, ate dinner and kicked back at […]