Help me get to England and France!

Hello! I am Sean Smith, and I am a student ambassador for a program called People to People. This program was made to encourage peace between countries and was set up by President Eisenhower back in the 1950's. I'm very excited to go because I will visit England and France on the "Tale of Two Cities" itinerary. I'm going with a group of other students my age from the NoVa area. I'll spend most of the trip in London and Paris and some cities along the way. Here's the itinerary:

Anyone who knows me knows I LOVE roller coasters so I'm really excited to see Disneyland Paris! (Supposedly the Space Mountain ride has a loop-de-loop!) I'm also excited to see street artists and in Paris and go in the Louvre. Going to the top of the Eiffel Tower will also be amazing! And so will be seeing so many castles in England and France. Chateau de Versailles has more than 700 rooms!!

I can't wait to go! This will be an opportunity for me to go abroad and do something without my brothers! Plus in 5th grade social studies I studied the Renaissance and Medieval times so this trip is the perfect way to learn even more about it first-hand.

I hope this fundraising site can be my ticket to go! My parents have challenged me to raise half the costs. I'll be doing extra chores around the house, but that's not going to be enough. To encourage friends and family to send donations, I've set up some really cool thank-you levels of giving. For example, I offered to learn piano songs by request, play a private concert for you, wrap Christmas gifts (well, any gifts) send postcards from my trip, send cookie care packages and homemade thank-you cards....or send me a request and I'll try to make it happen! I'm open to suggestions!!

Thank You for reading about my adventure and if you're ready to make a donation, whatever amount, thanks in advance for your donation!!!!

p.s. Here's a video of me playing a duet with my teacher. I could play like this for you or for a party!!! :)

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