Tag Archives: Destiny Yarbro

The Life Cycle of an ASL Student

You’ve discovered the magic of ASL. You’re the teacher’s pet in your class. You watch ASL videos on YouTube like a fiend. You even go to an occasional Deaf event.            (Well, no one said you … Continue reading

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Why Companies Should Hire History Majors

We all know undergraduates with history majors are very unlikely to get employment. Forbes says history is one of the top 10 worst undergrad majors to get. Yet, we still choose history: our favorite subject, our love, our passion; and quietly … Continue reading

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Sarcophagi, Harems, and Dancing in the Streets

I’ve done more in the last couple of weeks than the majority of my travels this year. So I decided to be a little lazy and throw some of the random activities into one blog post for those of you … Continue reading

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Met a Deaf Family in Istanbul!

Had the most INCREDIBLE day! As of a couple of days ago, I am now staying with my friend, Melissa, from the LDS Turkish branch. We went to find a bank this afternoon at Taksim and as we were making … Continue reading

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Ramazan Dinner with my Turkish Family

I’m having an incredible time here in Istanbul! One of the best parts about arriving in July is that I’m here for Ramadan month (or “Ramazan” here in Turkey). It’s a month long fast (July 9th-August 7th) where Muslims fast … Continue reading

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Holey Moley: I’m in Turkey!

Dear Family, Today was the PERFECT first day in Istanbul! I am so exhausted but just so excited for my stay here in Turkey! THE DEAF DREAM This morning I left Germany and my wonderful “German family”. [I’ve been Au … Continue reading

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When traveling, sometimes you just have to trust people.

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM 14 June 2013   Had an incredible, crazy day. Saying thank you prayers for safety and just so content with my life! Cassie and I went on my first ever Vietnamese motorcycle to downtown for … Continue reading

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