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Off The Cliff

I knew on the plane that I was with a special group We had a large group 18 including our leaders Tim and CherylAnn along with mostly first timers and strangers Our plane was filled with Haitians and we were mixed amongst them I witnessed one Britsionary offer gum to a Haitian who was struggling with ear pain and another Britsionary pay for a sn...


Off The Cliff

Grandmas House This is the theme that best captures a week in Haiti spent by twelve of the loveliest people one could hope to meet We had 4 returning Britsionaries 8 newbies and were also joined by Shelby from BLB who has not been back to Britneys Home since she was hired full time I have to thank her right off the bat because not only did she t...


Off The Cliff

As I close in on my 2nd Anniversary as an official employee at Be Like Brit I continue to be amazed and in awe of what Cherylann and Len have created I started my journey with BLB in 2013 when Len who built our home in Holden and Cherylann got wind that in my former life aka before kids I was a fundraising professional at The New England Center ...


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This past week I had the privilege of leading five fabulous and amazing Britsionarys to Brits Home These five Joe Mike Flynn Tyler and Kyle are recent grads from Saint Johns High School Rob Heald a Saint Johns Alum was also on the trip as a coleader Out of the five two were newbies and the other three had been to Bits Home before Because of the ...


Off The Cliff

Hello Everyone As I enter my third week Ive been continually asked are you homesick yet The answer is always No Brits Home truly feels like home It is impossible to feel sad or lonely here Theres always a smiling face greeting me a hand to hold or someone to laugh with These 66 children have the best smiles of anyone I knowAs I mentioned in my l...