Cheshire Action and Motivation Project (CAMP)
Context: After her high-school graduation, my sister went off to Ireland to spent a year abroad in a home for physically disabled people. Years later she's still following up with that community.
One time she took me along. What to me started out as an odd idea, quickly became very real when we left for Ireland.
Before I knew what was going on, I was in charge to look after my resident 24/7 for a little more than a week. That doesn't sound much in terms of duration, but it sure does in terms of intensity. In the end it became an invaluable experience I would not want to have missed. I learned a heck of a lot about people, and surprisingly got genuinely thanked for my efforts afterwards!
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