Rebecca Elliot leaves South Africa

As I sit in the London airport, waiting to board my last flight to America, I can’t stop crying as I think of all my friends I am leaving in South Africa. But I also am so grateful that I had this experience and that I’m crying so much as I leave what became my second home. I will never forget all the laughs, people, food, and various adventures I encountered and I sincerely hope I can return to the beautiful country of South Africa.

At the end of my exchange, I can say that I have been changed forever and I am proud of whom I’ve become. I see the world in different ways. I hope everyone has a chance to spend time overseas, because it is the best decision I ever made.