Edmonton Teen Meets Ethiopian Pen Pal

Choose the best word to fill the gap.

Hello Kittist,
We just arrived ...

It is just an , but for Isabelle Shoopley it was a connection to started 6 years ago.
When we first started, it was kind of...I was a little bit younger, so I kind of didn't really know what all of this meant and how much would would end up meaning to me, umm, and .

Kittest is in Ethiopia, a world away until today.
Umm, I'm not sure what to expect, but it should be good.
Up until now she was on a piece of paper.

Where are we going?

It was very overwhelming to see this girl that you like know very well but at the same time don't know what to expect when you are there.

Hi, it's nice to meet you.

It was so emotional to see them meet, to see them and .

A moment only possible after Isabelle survived the hardest two years of her life.

They found a lump of in my thyroid.

You can't put into words what it is like when they tell you.

Isabelle is now , but she got to make a wish. This was it.

You hear a lot of stuff about programs and you are kind of like "Where does the go? What's kind of happening? But to be able to go there and see the work that's being done, it was beyond incredible.

The way everyone came together was . We felt we had known them our entire .

And as quickly as it began...Maybe one day our paths will cross...the final note was played.