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danielmklopp
Peru, South America
Live life worth leaving a legacy
Interests: travel, film, friends, challenges, photography, books, family, freedom, hope, social justice, extreme sports, risks
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Today, while reflecting over how incredible it is to be involved in the life of purely hoping to survive on the generosity of others, an email came through to my account. For those of you who don’t know, to keep... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2015 at V4P Journey
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I focus on the originality of the journey. Too many people walking up and down this sidewalk outside the park are trying to fit in. Too many people attempting to conform to a pattern of society that is not original,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2015 at V4P Journey
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Why are we so afraid to admit our failures? It seems that in the cutthroat society of our society's attempts to climb to the top of the pile of humans scrambling for first place, we forget our own fragile existence.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2015 at V4P Journey
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Really? Is that the best that they can do? I think that in our feeble attempts to connect with humanity, we avoid the logic. We avoid the challenge of actually engaging our humanity by having a direct conversation with an... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2015 at V4P Journey
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Today as I was sitting on the cement steps outside the Voices4Peru Private School, I began to think about the entire journey from its beginning to the present. It has not always been easy, but surely, as one would say,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at V4P Journey
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When you have a goal set on your horizon, its the sunset that scares you the most because you know the goal is etched in stone. The only real force you have behind you is give the chance to reach... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at V4P Journey
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Through my entire life, as far back as I can remember, I always felt different. I always felt that my life was not going to be a walk in the park, nor a walk through the fields of Poppies. There... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2015 at V4P Journey
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I have been guilty, only countless times, of missing the little things. Its a retrospective realization that causes one to alter patterns and management of behavior. We miss the little things so many times. Its natural, you must understand, to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2015 at V4P Journey
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Yesterday I was at the Ministry of Interior within the region of Breña, Lima. It is a maze of complicated processes with individuals running to and fro like massive chickens looking for corn. The 10 story building is a dizzying... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2015 at V4P Journey
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Do you remember how you spent your last one monetary bill? Perhaps it was a one US Dollar note, or perhaps a one EURO coin, but do you remember? Where did you spend it? What did you spend it on?... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2015 at V4P Journey
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Life and its journey will never be easy but I can assure you from experience that it will always be worth it. Do you feel like your life journey is worth it? Is it easy? I remember that my father... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at V4P Journey
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One of humanity's greatest graceful stumbles relates to how we encounter our past. Each day, the human soul recalls past events, whether it be one day, or one year. I am one of those individuals that rises in the morning... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2015 at V4P Journey
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On Monday, I had the opportunity to present some friends of mine from the States to the wonderful community of where I call "home". I believe the purest joys of living in these daily experiences is to see simplicity and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at V4P Journey
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The woods can be one of the most daunting experiences ever encountered. Through my childhood, I was fortunate to spend weeks at a time at my Grandparents' farm in rural central portion of the United States of America. The timber,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2015 at V4P Journey
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For me ‘twas not the truth you taught, To you so clear, to me so dim. But when you came to me, You brought a sense of Him. And from your eyes He beckons me, From your lips His love... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2015 at V4P Journey
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We never really know if we have been shoved or not. I am not one to understand the full complexities of social commentaries that stem across our global dimension, however, I think I could say that I understand when we... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2014 at V4P Journey
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" There comes a time in life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. Surround yourself with people who make you laugh, forget the bad, and focus on the good. Love the people who... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at V4P Journey
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Although not completely sure if its happened to you, but I am aware that it happens. We miss our gate. Needless to say, there is nothing fun about missing your gate, especially when you have somewhere to go. I had... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at V4P Journey
Advocate for Voices4Peru! It's easy! ... and only takes a few moments. As a Friend of V4Peru, can we count on your help to expand our social network and global reach as we work to attract new donors and advocates?... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at V4P Journey
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I went hiking the other day along the river. Well, it started out as kayaking. Its a sport that I have never done previously. My only engagement with small boats with paddles had been from the canoe days of camping.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at V4P Journey
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I think its a reasonable request. Not asking for much. Just water. I know that in the request there is a certain element of desperation, yet one may take into consideration the gravity of the need. I know you know... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at V4P Journey
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I see everyday the realities of harsh life in the cities of Lima. People wander around aimlessly among the concrete jails of free space with glossed over embers of hope once lost. The ability to regain the position of hope... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at V4P Journey
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Ever want to be somebody? Your dreams and wishes of one day becoming this lawyer? Or you wanted to become a pilot for a major commercial airline? You kept your dreams and your goals on the Forefront of your misión,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at V4P Journey
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I am a 100% certified & authentic, and legitimate misfit. I think misfits come in a lot of shapes, sizes, and even colors. Some are verbally loud while others are quiet and timid. However, I do believe that there are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at V4P Journey
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Its a blood-curling scream that echos through the entire house, and I am not talking about your partner, although for some, it may be the partners' haunting screams of verbal assault that leave you speechless. For tonight's plight for sanity,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at V4P Journey