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Introduction: Victoria Gutierrez

Victoria Gutierrez, Participant

Hello, My name is Victoria Gutierrez and I attend The Thacher School. I live in Los Angeles, California with my mom, dad, brother and two dogs. At Thacher, I run cross country, I play on the girls varsity basketball team, and have just somewhat......Read More

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INTRODUCTION

Joi Sonime, Participant

Hello! My name is Joi Sonime, and I am from Atlanta, Georgia. During holiday and summer breaks I live with my Mom (Yulanda) Dad (George) Sister (Faith) and my two dogs (Cosmo and Marley) and during the school year, I live with thirty-one girls in a......Read More

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My Introduction

Kennedy Roberts, Participant

Hello! My name is Kennedy Roberts (I’m on the left) and I am a rising junior from Thacher. I am from Tiburon in the Bay Area and overall really excited for the trip! I have an older sister who has been on two dragons trips in the past to......Read More

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Introduction!!

Anna Pata, Participant

I’m Anna and I’m one of the two rising seniors on this trip! I live on a small farm in Lompoc, California, about 3 hours north of LA. I have a 14 year old brother and an 11 year old sister. I’ve spent a lot of my life around......Read More

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Hello!

Chisom, Participant

Hello, My name is Chisom Obiora and I am a rising junior at the Thacher school. I live in LA and I am excited for this trip. Regarding your last question: “What drives you to want to experience India? What aspect of Indian culture and/or community......Read More

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Introduction

Dechen Lama, Participant

Hi everyone! I am really sorry I couldn’t find a picture of just myself so here is one with me and my friends. I am the one in the middle, the one on the right is Lizbeth (who is going on the trip), and the one on the left is my friend Alexa.......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

Thacher School India

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My unknown India

Sarah Delvecchio, Participant

In response to Regina’s question about ‘why India,’ and what’s a possible connection to some who have made India their home, I come from a long family tradition of diaspora. On my grandfather’s side we are Ashkenazi......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

Thacher School India

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A few things to pack, and not pack

Regina Kruglyak, Instructor

Hi Dragons!   As I pack my bag (I am moving out of my house, will explain when we meet, so I have to pack sooner!) I wanted to let you know a few things I bring anywhere I go: Rain jacket towel headlamp 1 warm layer- I am bringing a small puffy......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

Thacher School India

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Can’t Wait!

Jake, Participant

Dear Regina and Aditya: Sarah and I are so thrilled that our great adventure begins in only two weeks. We are wrapping up our responsibilities at Thacher this week, with graduation on Saturday, so it is all beginning to seem very real now. I want to......Read More

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Hello and a request!

Regina Kruglyak, Participant

Dear Dragons Students, I am sitting on my deck drinking coffee thinking about the days I have spent in India and how excited I am to explore it once again with you all. I have spent about a year in India spread out over multiple adventures. My......Read More

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Welcome To Your Thacher India Yak Board!

Liz W, Dragons Admin

Thacher Students and Families, Welcome you to your Thacher School and Where There Be Dragons Yak Board for our collaborative “India: Development, Tradition, and Modernity” program. In just a couple of months, you’ll bid farewell to home, and......Read More