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Reality -- The colonists share their brutally honest thoughts of colonial life. Reality -- The colonists share their brutally honest thoughts of colonial life. Reality -- The colonists share their brutally honest thoughts of colonial life.

Dave Verdecia describes his family's colonial trials and triumphs. Debbie Verdecia shares her appreciation for friends and family. Emily Verdecia appreciates what she has at home.
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Jack Lecza comments on the spirit of community. Maddison Verdecia reveals what she won't take for granted anymore. Tony Verdecia assesses what he learned on the project.
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Jeff Wyers explains his view that the food of 1628 is less than delicious. Amy Wyers talks about the challenges and benefits of living with many people. David Wyers offers a youthful perspective on what's fun on the Colony.
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Clare Samuels talks about work, friendships, and her experiences on the Colony. Jeff Lin emphasizes the importance of the history of Native Americans. Amy-Kristina Herbert assesses the challenges of being a single woman in 1628.
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Craig Tuminaro shares his thoughts on religion, both today and in 1628. Danny Tisdale stresses the importance of paying back the Company. Paul Hunt reveals some of his feelings about religion.
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Julia Friese talks about the benefits of religious debate. Jonathon Allen talks about religion and its impact on him. Michelle Voorhees describes tough work on the Colony.
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Maddison Verdecia assesses her status as a teenager on the Colony. Don and Carolyn Heinz want the Colony to build a church. Danny Tisdale comments on the imagery of punishment.
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