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American Express Volunteer Competition Winner!

We are pleased to announce that the IVHQ and American Express Competition in association with Flavorpill has finished and a winner has been drawn. Megan Long from California is this year's winner and later this year will be heading off to Peru Cusco on a two week volunteer vacation. She receives return airfares to Cusco, two full weeks on the program of her choice, Spanish lessons and a two day trip to Machu Picchu. We have included a small bio on Megan below. Born in a small, rural town at the top of California, Megan was fascinated at an early age with maps, travel, and international news. After graduating university with a degree in journalism in 1999 she embarked on her first extended trip of three months to Thailand and Mediterranean Europe. That was followed by a five-month tour of Southeast Asia in 2002 (where Laos captured her heart) and last year, in 2009, a six-month stint in South America -- where she fell in love with Perú. After living for 3 months in Cusco, she branched out to visit other countries on the continent, but left her heart -- and her best friend who decided to live in the ancient Incan city and not return to the States -- in Perú. But she carries a piece of the country with her day-to-day during jobs at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and at JC Cellars winery: su tatuaje de una hoja de coca, un símbolo sagrado de los Andes!

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