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Whether it's a sports team, a movie, or a Compassion project, I always root for the underdog. So it makes sense that I instantly gravitated toward Yowar. He was the outcast of Compassion Project DR0302. He sat quietly off to the side and was oblivious to the joyous anarchy that ensues whenever Americans show up to a Compassion project. The kids all greeted us in song, but not Yowar. He kept his head down and…

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If you stop for a second to look around, you will notice there are signs for everything: signs telling you where to go, signs warning you about danger, signs trying to persuade you to buy something you probably don't need, and even songs about signs. Ace of Base famously sang, "I saw the sign, and it opened up my eyes." That is what happened to me today. I saw a sign from God posted on…

If you have ever turned down a road in a sketchy part of town and looked to make sure your doors were locked, you are not alone. That is how our day started as we went to visit the home of a mother and her kids in a very dangerous part of the Dominican Republic. People with Compassion have been robbed and assaulted here before, so we were assigned a bodyguard to protect us, even…

The "Tiny House" movement is sweeping America. There are shows on HGTV where hipsters choose to downsize and live in miniature rolling houses. In the Dominican Republic, however, tiny house living is not a choice. Today, we visited the home of Lisbeth. She is a 27-year-old mother of 3, and her house is less than 100 sq. feet. With the bed, a small table, and some odds and ends, the actual square footage to stand…

Photo Op is where Wally confiscates our phones and checks out the last photo we took. Which photo do you like the best? Top left: I took this photo to prove to Bekah that my daughter Anna does in fact have hair. -Zach Top right: I may have gotten a little behind on dying my roots. Not that I dye my roots… -Bekah Bottom left: I have an unhealthy fear of car washes. -Betty Bottom…

There are a lot of words or phrases in pop-culture that can feel overused or even annoying. Every year, Lake Superior State University posts a list of those words that we should ban, and this year's list included "Guestimate," "Dadbod," and "On Fleek." We decided to add to the list with words that annoy us. Which word or phrase would you ban? If you think one is missing from the list, let us know in the…