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Johns Hopkins day of service takes students out of their Homewood bubble

Johns Hopkins day of service takes students out of their Homewood bubble

Natalia Camargo, a Johns Hopkins freshman, is from New York. Before Saturday she had never been to a farm. But there she was in a field a few miles south of the Mason-Dixon Line in Baltimore County showing off a huge cabbage that she had just harvested with a wicked-looking cutting tool.

Camargo’s feat of agricultural prowess drew a laugh from fellow freshman Laura Rodriguez of Colonia, N.J., who had at least visited a farm before.

Camargo and Rodriguez were taking part in the Johns Hopkins University's President's Day of Service, which took hundreds of students and university employees out of the protective bubble of their Homewood campus Saturday and onto the streets of...

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