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8 Alternative Spring Break Trips

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Not every college student heads south on spring break to get hammered on a beach.

Nowadays, students do all kinds of different activities during their vacations, and some of them actually help the world. Some college kids traveled to New Orleans to help rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Other students stayed near their campus to assist the local Habitat for Humanity projects, building homes for needy families.

Take a look at a few stories of students helping out during their spring breaks:

Alternative Spring Breaks
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