Abby and Josh's U.S.-Sudan Exchange

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Hi everyone! My name is Abby, and you'll soon learn that my partner's name is Josh. We are so excited to meet you and to share this digital exchange journey with you!


This week, Josh and I traveled 2,882 miles, from Jacksonville, Florida to Chico, California. We went for a hike through a beautiful canyon that ended at a waterfall!


"I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music." —Billy Joel 

Field Notes

This week, Josh and I embraced the spirit of Christmas by baking and decorating our own holiday-themed sugar cookies.


Over the weekend, Josh and I completed the final phase of our exchange by making Sara's falafel recipe. We had a few small hiccups, but the end result was stll delicious!