Monday, March 22, 2010

i'm back!

It is going to be incredibly hard to put these last few weeks into words, especially the whole pay it forward tour experience. Being a leader of the bus gives you such a different look and viewpoint on the tour and it is an experience I will never, ever forget. Since I'm not quite rested up enough to be eloquent, I'm going to just post a couple of the news stories we had written about us here today!

Oh! And our mystery route was:

Sterling, Illinois
Dayton, Ohio
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Scranton, Pennsylvania (home of the tv show "The Office")
Atlantic City, New Jersey (this is the city I planned!)
Celebration City with 8 other buses in Washington, D.C.
Connection City on the way back home in South Bend, Indiana

A wonderful write-up about us and our work at the Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children is here:

And video from our work there is here:

A great TV news story about us from WNEP in Scranton is here:,0,7688945.story

And a write-up about our time in Scranton is here:

These are only the ones I've been told about so far, I still have some digging and looking to do myself because I know there are more! I believe in this trip so much, and I'm so glad that others are recognizing the amazing work college students can do.

*Also, disregard any appearances and listen to the words - some days we did not shower. :)


  1. I love how you use your hands to talk and tell stories...makes me giggle a little watching it on camera! haha love you!

  2. That's sooo awesome Janae! I saw your interview on the Pennsylvania link :D You never cease to amaze me!


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