The “Other India”

By Anjali Ramakrishnan I knew from the minute I got the email saying I was accepted and invited to join Team Crossover, it would be “good experience”. After all, not many 14 year olds get the opportunity to travel to … Continue reading →

More Than Statistics…

By John Gillespie (@JohnG703) I’m bringing back to the United States the stories of many different kids from numerous different religious, financial, and educational backgrounds. These stories I put together through interacting with these kids for only two weeks have … Continue reading →

What I’m Bringing Home

By Jon Metzgar (@JonnyMet1) On Day One of my journey to Chennai, I wrote about what I was leaving behind in order to come here for two weeks. Now, on my last day before the flight home to Boston, I’m … Continue reading →

Service Learning in India

By Maggie Brown (@MagsOnWags) Their feet are bare and their clothes are tattered, And yet they show up at Crossover like nothing is the matter. As four o’clock passes the gym fills up as the children gather, And laughter fills the room … Continue reading →

Luxuries Left Behind

By Carie Small (@CarieIsSoVery) After a very long flight my body is exhausted, achy, swollen (reminders that I’m not getting any younger) but it’s easy to keep going running on the excitement of being in a new place, with people … Continue reading →

Family Away From Family

By Kasey Hartung (@Kasey_Hartung) As I think about the upcoming weeks that I will spend in Chennai, I look forward to and embrace this incredible opportunity, but I also can’t help but think about what I left behind to embark … Continue reading →

A Bit Worried…

By John Gillespie (@JohnG703) I’ve been here in India for just under 4 hours now. So far in the little amount of time I’ve been here, I can already tell this is like noting I’ve ever experienced before. I’m exhausted … Continue reading →

Go With The Flow

By Neha Soneji Contractor As I sit to think about what I left behind I realize there are a number of material items but, what I enjoy most is leaving some of the everyday tasks I know I need to … Continue reading →

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