Now’s your chance

to send me a note for my 24th birthday and have it get to me on time! Even just a little letter with updates from your life would be appreciated. Any photos you send get put up on my “wall of fame”, and if you want to get really ambitious, check out my wish list. But mostly I just like to hear from you all!

Much love always,

Gab XOXO

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  2. Cy

    Happy birthday I hope I’m not late. Quite an experience. Enoy yourself

    Cy

  3. Phil Mardoc

    Hi Gabrielle… You don’t know me, so I hope it’s okay for me to write. My son, Zack, is leaving D.C. on March 5, 2013, for Peace Corps Madagascar as a health education trainee/volunteer. I stumbled upon your great blog, hoping to get some idea of what he might expect to experience (for my own education/reassurance). Because of your writings and photos, I now have a much better idea, although I realize locations, environments and experiences can be different.

    Best of continued success, and thanks so much,

    Phil Mardoc (CT)

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