School: Academy of the Holy Cross
June 26: "My coach thinks I'll go crazy if I get a bug in my face. Some things will be hard. I'll have to get used to it."
June 28: "I just want you to know that holding your cellphone makes me feel happy!" -- Rachel borrowed Coach Ian Oliver's phone to wish her best friend happy birthday.
July 2: "I've already decided on the first five restaurants that I want to go to the day I get home. Cosi, McDonalds, Maggiano's, Chipotle, and Coldstone."
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