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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Josh
Apparently, summer vacation for school children has taken on a new strategic tone — and it's all aimed at having the right type of fun that will showcase well in college admission essays.
Two years ago, the world and the weather caved in on Darrell Heichelbech. A pre-dawn tornado took his daughter in the family's Clay home.
For Josh and Robbyn Blick, having the opportunity to spend 10 days with their son may have been one of the biggest blessings they'll ever receive.
Josh's trips included a couple of stints in China — after which he used his experiences to write a killer college essay, good enough to land him at Yale.
He said he got back in the pool several more times to make sure she wasn't in there.