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Laura In Yap Exchange Student

Laura was a missionary in Yap, which is a small island in the North Pacific.  It is a few hundred miles from Guam.  She was there for a full year, teaching elementary school.  She loved it and would like to go back.

LauraYapStoneMoney.jpg (70510 bytes)If you've heard of a country that has very large stone coins, or money, then you've heard of Yap. They have one of these coins in the Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian Institution. Here is Laura next to one of their pieces of money.

LauraYapClass.jpg (33627 bytes)When she was teaching school she became very close to her children there.  Here is Laura with her class.  You can view their faces better in the closeup. LauraYapClassJustPeople.jpg (48793 bytes)

 

 

YapStudentDrawing_web.jpg (59342 bytes)One of her students drew this picture of typhoon Erma for Laura.  Be sure to click on the picture to see the larger version as the detail is much better.

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