Tuesday, March 14, 2006

A Different Type of Spring Break

Spring break is almost always associated with beach destinations and wild parties. Well, not always as in the following case:

WEST ORANGE - Since Rita and Katrina walloped the Gulf Coast, church members nationwide have spent free time, including vacation days and weekends, working in Southeast Texas.

This week, spring break, loads of students are bypassing beach parties to help clean hurricane damage and debris.

Megan Borne, 18, of Fort Worth said most of her friends are in Colorado, Cancun, Mexico, or Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Instead Borne, a blue paint-speckled high school senior, is spending her last spring break in West Orange painting a home.

"It's not as much a relaxing time, but it feels right," she said.

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It's simply beautiful and very much appreciated.
 

1 Comments:

Blogger The Confessionator said...

alternative spring breaks are awesome! I always did that when I was in college.

 
3/15/2006 05:07:00 PM  

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