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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

An ocean away: Yangchun, Guangzhou

An ocean away: Yangchun, Guangzhou

Riley Kerns March 16, 2020

When I was only a few days old, my birth parents abandoned me. They left me in hopes a passerby would find me and place me in an orphanage.  For the first year of my life, nannies cared for me, along...

An ocean away: Guilin, Yangshuo

An ocean away: Guilin, Yangshuo

Riley Kerns February 21, 2020

Ever since my mother adopted me in China, it had been her dream that one day we would travel back together. Last summer, that dream became a reality.  For two weeks we toured the country. Not only was...

An ocean away: Chengdu, Xian

An ocean away: Chengdu, Xi’an

Riley Kerns January 28, 2020

Last summer I was lucky enough to travel to my birth country, China, with my mom, some of the girls from my orphanage with and their families. Beijing was the first leg of our two-week tour. During our...

An ocean away: Beijing

An ocean away: Beijing

Riley Kerns December 18, 2019

At a young age, the travel bug bit me. Anytime I was out of school on break, my grandparents would take me on road trips, showing me how much there was outside of Columbia. Recently, I have begun to broaden...

An ocean away: Bali

An ocean away: Bali

Riley Kerns November 12, 2019

The first time that I had ever heard about Bali, Indonesia, was from my mom when I asked her where she has always wanted to travel to. After that I paid attention when it was mentioned, by family friends...

An ocean away: Komodo National Park

An ocean away: Komodo National Park

Riley Kerns October 11, 2019

Everyone has his or her own vision of what paradise looks like, from a sunny Florida beach to the snow-capped Rocky Mountains and everywhere in between. For me, paradise is Pulau Sebayur Besar, Indonesia.  When...

An ocean away: Singapore

An ocean away: Singapore

Riley Kerns September 13, 2019

Two summers ago, I took my first big trip. Every year my family traveled within the country to different national parks and landmarks. As exciting as all of those adventures had been, however, I knew none...

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