Jamaica - The land of putting your life in perspective

by Vicky Schroeder
(Oshkosh, WI, USA)

The Smiles that Refresh my Soul

The Smiles that Refresh my Soul

Photo Contest Entry #31 -Jamaica - The land of putting your life in perspective

When I go to Jamaica I always come back humbled and have my values in order. Jamaican people are the nicest, friendly, hardworking and appreciative folks I know.

I always visit the flea markets (because their craftsmanship is like no other) but also to bring suckers and school supplies to the children.

Jamaican's really have nothing (but love and smiles) and when you bring supplies for school children they are so appreciative and thankful.

I always go back home to Wisconsin and feel so re-energized, happy and humbled because I made a difference and a impact on the lives of the Jamaican children.

Jamaica is my happy place. I have traveled the whole world and have found no place to compare to Jamaica.

I would love to win the opportunity to go again and fill my soul with love!



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This photo says it all! I love this article! The child's happy face is so heartwarming. I'd like to see her back in Jamaica making other children smile.

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Vicky Schroeder's article is great.

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No one more giving than this lady!

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Generosity always at work NEW
by: Melanie

Heartwarming article and the picture captures your heart perfectly! Vicky, you are one of the kindest hearted, selfless, generous people I have the privilege of having in my life. I hope you get a chance to return soon, you deserve it.

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Vicky, you are one of the most generous people in this world and now we also know you are an excellent writer, as well. Thank you for this touching article!

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