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June 18th, 2007 Experience

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Sunday July 15th, 2007

 Last thoughts about TWB!

Nathan Dove- Loved the trip, I got my hat, Frank should be president and it was 23 days well spent with 86 people.

Lauren Rogers- The trip was great! I absolutely loved all of the counselors. I made so many new friends. I loved it!

Kevin Elmove- I loved this trip! It was a once in a lifetime experience that I will never forget.

Tom Sellinger- This trip was amazing. I saw things that I don・t think I would have seen otherwise. Thank you so much for this experience.

Jordan Marsh- Not only is TWB an amazing experience, but it is also a great way to make outstanding friends.

Laura Beth Brumfield- TWB was awesome!! I had the time of my life with the most amazing people and I thank God for this beautiful country.

Brittney Rogers- T-dub is wonderful. You learn a lot and meet a lot of people. The sites are beautiful and the counselors are great.

Alex Dearman- I absolutely love TWB! It has been one of the best experiences of my life.

Jacob Hightill- I had lots of fun meeting new people, making new friends, and seeing America and I・m glad I was allowed to come.

Lauren Maule- this was the best learning experience that anyone can ever have but you realize how much you miss even your least favorite family member.

Lindsey Harper- this trip has been amazing. Kevin was absolutely right when he said I would have regret it if I didn・t come. I・ve made some of the best friends I・ll ever have, all thanks to you Dennis!! I LOVE YOU!!! And all of the counselors.

Nick Rawlett- Thank you so much for this trip. I have discovered the country and myself on this journey. I will ever forget you of this trip and the lost and found :box;. Thank you so much!!

Matt Morgan- I could write pages about how great TWB is but I only have a couple of lines. Thank you for everything you have done. I will ever forget any of this.

Brandi Blackwell- I am so grateful that I got to not only see but explore part of the awesome wonders of this world. I thank the experience of TWB for giving me such a wonderful more expanded view on the beautiful country we live in today. I LOVE IT!!

Whitney Belk- TWB has been great for me. It has allowed me to meet awesome people and see our great country. I have learned so much about myself and other people. I fell blessed to have come on TWB and I LOVE IT!!

Travis Strickland- This trip has been such a great experience. I can・t imagine how difficult it is going to be when my family of 80+ go their separate ways at Davidson College.

Devan Madder- It was a great experience. Even people I meet where almost as cool as me.

Ryan Moore- The trip was probably the best think I・ve done in my entire life. I learned more about myself and the human condition then I imagined possible. Get・em Big D!!

Sally Evans- this trip has been incredible. This country is more beautiful and more spectacular than I could have dreamed. My only regret is that my pictures can・t truly display the majesty of the earth that we saw. I love the people on this trip and I don・t know how I ever got along without them. I love TWB and Dennis Deaton.

Meredith Dorsey- : D

Monica Dickson- This trip was the best experience in my life. It was so much fun and I made so many new friends I now appreciate America more and see how important it is. I・m so glad that I was chosen for this trip I will never regret this trip and it will always be remembered. I wish I could go again. Thank you I love the counselors, friends, and Dennis.

Gavin Blakey- I loved the western USA and I plan on residing there after college. I also loved seeing colleges that I can look at attending. I also enjoyed making many new and life long friends. I LOVE TWB!!!!

Andrew Swift- TWB is absolutely amazing! The people who put this together are geniuses! I・m glad I got to experience and would love to return as a counselor. TWB TREK 2 .07

Chase Scott- TWB is unbelievable, unexplainable, and a life exchanging experience. I would not change a thing on this trip is the best thing that ever happened to me. Thanks to all the counselors and owh yah I would love to return as a counselor.

Annsley Stroupe- TWB has been the best experience of my life. It has taught me many life lessons that I will use throughout my life. I have also meet over 80 new friends that I will never forget!!! TWB IS THE BEST!!!! EVER!!!!

Layne Davis- TWB has been the best experience of my life and I met so any new great people. I will miss everyone so much and will remember this trip forever!! I love America at is so amazing!!!!
Kate Fischer- Thanks for having the dream Dennis!

Jonathan Arkin- Best thing I・ve ever done. GO TWB!!!

Lauren Huffman- I have met some of the most amazing people ever. I now know I can make it without my mommy and daddy.

Amanda Traywick- I・m so thankful I have got to come on this trip! I have seen beautiful places and have meet wonderful faces! I・m in love with this trip! And I would like to be a counselor in a few years, well when I get out of college (UCLA Baby!)

Mason Blair V TWB was awesome even though I had the Green Apple Trots.

Miranda Stockman V I <3 TWB! At first, I didn・t want to come, and now I am so thankful I did. I・ve made so many awesome friends, seen such cool places, and done amazing things. What an awesome experience! I can・t wait to recommend others for this amazing journey!

Mary Lauren Acrey V I love this trip. It・s been the best experience of my life. This trip has changed my life. I have had so much fun on this trip. I hope that this trip will go on for a long time. I hope that my kids can go on this trip.

Ryan Williford V Traveling the country is wonderful but doing it while making new friends is the best thing in the world.

Cody Dills V TWB has been an awesome experience and I・ve met some cool people. I・m really glad I came.

Robert Pearce V I love TWB to death. Trek 2 pwns all. Counselors, you all are the man (Frank too!). This experience is one of the best things that has ever happened to me.

Kenan Kerr V On TWB, I・ve experienced enough sunsets to last a lifetime, taken enough cold showers to last a lifetime, eaten enough peanut butter and jelly to last a lifetime, and hiked enough to last a lifetime! But most importantly on TWB I・ve made enough friends to last a lifetime! TWB has been such a blessing and I am so very grateful to have had the chance to see and experience this amazing country with 87 equally amazing and fabulous people!

Alexis Ratchford V I have never had more fun I my life than I have on TWB. The experiences, such as the sunsets, cold showers, starving, skinny dipping, and bus rides, are what make this trip worthwhile! I am forever grateful for this opportunity. Thanks to all who made this possible for me! I love you ad I love TWB!!

Taylor Long V Wow, this trip has been amazing. I am so grateful I had the opportunity to experience TWB. It is a 23 day life changing experience to say the least. I am so happy ad excited that I will walk away from Davidson with 88 amazing friends. I love TWB!


Evan Martin V Like everyone says, there are no words to explain TWB. It is a journey that showed and taught me about our beautiful country and more importantly myself. I have learned to be myself and to live each day as if it were my last. I am so thankful for each person that made it possible for me to come on this trip. TWB is an experience I will never forget. Live Laugh Love!

Caroline Smith V The first few days of this trip I was second guessing coming but then I began to make friends. This trip has opeed my eyes to the west and places I would have never considered to visit or live at or have any interest in. But when I move to Cody, WY, or San Francisco, CA, I will call Dennis and I・ll give that Trek a tour of my city. I・m thankful for being able to be a part of this life-changing experience. TWB ・07!

Lindsey White V TWB was amazing. I met a lot of great people. I am so glad that I went on this tripK it opened my eyes to more things that I can hardly explain. TWB IS a trip of a lifetime.

Corey Palmer V In short words: TWB is the greatest thing ever! Ask anyone!

Brandon Mullally V Scissors!

Jake Flowers V I・m so glad my mom forced me on this trip. I met amazing, awesome people. All the people are pretty. I feel like I・m on the Real World.

Emily Gibbings V I have no words to explain how much this trip has meant to me. I will never forget the times I・ve had with the others. Seeing all the different sites and trying new things has made me me. This experience was worth it and I・m so honored to have been part of it. It has always been a dream of mine to come on it. Dennis, you are amazing man, for putting up with so many people! I love you!

Jordan Carter V Thanks so much for putting this trip together every year, it was an awesome experience that I will ever forget. This was a once in a lifetime experience, and I am positive that nothing else can ever amount to the experience and friendships I have made on this trip.

Kati Cardwell V I love TWBK period! The End!

Matthew Krueger V It was a lot of fu! I・m glad I did it!

Larkin Blackwell V TWB was awesome! I・m really glad I cameK Thanks Dennis!

Justin Shrader V TWB is the greatest experience ever!

Nick Childers V TWB rules, plain and simple.

Matthew Jackson V I Love Wilbur!

Elizabeth Carriel V This experience has been the best thing that has ever happened to me. I am so blessed to have been to all those gorgeous places and to have met to may wonderful people! Thank you and I love y・all!

Rachel Calhoun V TWB is the most amazing thing that I have ever experienced. I have been on other trips that I thought were great, but after seeing our beautiful country that I love and meeting the best people in the world. Nothing else compares.

Kristen McCartney V I am truly thankful for being able to see so much of America, something so few people get to do. I was also truly blessed to experience our beautiful country with Dennis, Vickie, Beth, Rawlings, Rebekah, Wilbur, (of course, our awesome bus driver) Frank, and all of my awesome new friends. This trip has taught me to appreciate people more, to live each day to the fullest, and what my limits are.

Kristen Layne V TWB has changed my life forever. Before this trip, I was not at all happy with my life, but this adventure has shown me how beautiful life can be.

Amber Carver V I love Wilbur!

Ashley Mendenhall V TWB has opened my eyes to a lot of things. I・m thankful for the chance of a lifetime. Seeing the US and meeting new people who I won・t forget. It made me realized how much I love my family, friends, my hometown, my bed, shower, real food, and being independent. And not having to live out of a suitcase.

Abby Stanforth V TWB is unlike anything you will ever do, from the places you go to the people you meet, the experience is once in a lifetime.

Becca Troxler V TWB is a once in a lifetime trip that not only made me love America, but 87 other people. I love TWB. I・m very thankful that I got to experience this eye opening experience.

Anna Elzey V I loved the TWB experience! It has helped me be more confident in myself. I loved getting to know more people. I fell when I get back home I will have 88 new friends I can talk too! I love TWB!

Peter Terrio V I have really enjoyed taking this trip because I have made a lot of new very close friends that I can depend on . I also loved the country.

Brittany McCarthy V TWB has opened me up to a lot of new people who are now my best friends. I wouldn・t trade it for anything in the world.

Bennett Lee V I have met a lot of new people that I have become good friends with. I have had a blast on this trip and I love everyone on it. I hope I can come back as a counselor in 2012.

Andrew Hagler V TWB is the AWESOMEST trip I the world (at least so far). Meeting a lot of great people was cool. It made me change into a little bit of a different person. I・ll remember this for the rest of my life. :You get one shot at life, don・t screw it up.;

David Sullivan V I was neither looking forward to nor dreading this trip. Now that it is almost over, I regret not being totally psyched for the trip because it has been one of the best experiences of my life. I love being a part of this amazing group, and I hope more people can enjoy the same feelings I have.

Ana Sol F.B/ Faria V There・s no way to describe TWB in words, you have to experience it. Yourself in words, you have to experience it yourself. Great people, crazy counselors & beautiful places made TWB the best summer ever.

Kaila Stout V I am so glad I changed my mind and decided to take this opportunity to see a lot of places I would have ever known about. I love everyone on the trip too!

Earnest Sumner V I really enjoyed the trip. I have many new friends and I have enjoyed seeing the country.

Haley Floyd V TWB has really been an eye opening experience for me. I am so thankful I was given the chance to travel America with all these outstanding people. I love all my new friends and it・s gonna stink not getting to live with them anymore once we get back. I love you Dennis. I will miss you!

Hannah Drye V This was an experience I was glad I was able to take. I would never trade it for anything.

Evon Hayes V TWB was the most amazing experience I have ever had.

Billy Fischer V Awesome experience that could ever be duplicated.

Ben Misay V I love the people, the experience, and I・ll always rememberK uhh ssss yeeaa um dangK this TRIP for the rest of my growing years. I love Wilbur;s chin strap and if I were to grow one I would be the most awesome dude in the world.

Will Bridges V TWB is awesome. I・ve made so many new friends and this is truly the best experience of my life. I would love to come as a counselor. This was truly life-changing.

Katie Varner V This is an experience I will never forget. I can truly say that I had the time of my life. These people - this group - has been so open. So kind. So welcoming, and so wonderful. That includes the counselors! If I could change anything, it would be to allow more time in the cities, everything seemed so fast! Nonetheless, I loved it all, and this experience will stay in my heart forever as one of the best in my life. Thanks o the participants (my new friends), the counselors, and, of course, Dennis!! This was amazing!!
Alex Cooley V This has been awesome. Thank you for this chance to experience the country like this. I really don・t think I can ever repay you for this experience\of a lifetime. Even though it is great to see the country, the best part of TWB is the chance to be yourself. You were so right we you said to go with no one else. I got the chance to be myself, not what anyone expects me to be. I would love to come back as a counselor and I hope I will get the chance. Even if I don・t get to come back, this has been the best trip of my life.

Carson Quick V TWB has changed my life. I・m always hugry, tired, and certain body parts are always numb. I love TWB, everything about it. Making new life-long friendsK you name it, I love it. Trip 2 has made me realize how lucky I am to be with the friends I・ve made. To the Willy V you・re awesome. Rawldog V you・re awesome too. Beth V you can・t drive (lol). Bekah V you・re husband is a legend. Big D & V V keep in touch and thanks for making my trip the best it could be. Peace, Love, and God Bless!

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