It was such an honor to participate in my second Summer Service Slam with Mission Continues and work alongside post-9/11 veterans at Powder Valley Nature Center. Not only is it a humbling experience to be a part of Mission Continues’ cause, it was also great to give back to the park — as an outdoors girl who enjoys hiking, I was so happy to work on the trails.

It was also a fun experience to work with one of our interns and give him the camera and let him practice shooting. For someone who hasn’t had any videography experience, I think he did great! It was a pleasure to edit the piece together for him.

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Teryn's Take MLB All Star Game 2014