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Photo by Tom Pablo, South America Semester.


Hi everyone! My name is Mollie Ames, and I am from Dedham, MA. I found the Andes & Amazon program thanks to a school trip to Jordan with Where There Be Dragons this Spring. When I knew I was taking a gap year, I looked into other Dragons programs and was excited by the idea of going to South America to learn about another new culture/language. I have never taken Spanish before but have loved learning French. I am looking forward to exploring a third language and trying something new! In my free time, I like to play soccer and tennis, cook, and spend time with my family. I have an older brother and sister, and a 14 year-old sheepdog named Parys. I can’t wait to meet all of you in less than two weeks! See you soon!