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Latacunga, Ecuador

It is a city that lives in the shadow of a volcano. A city of sharp contrasts. A city that is politically radical and socially conservative. A city that met me at the right time, when I was ripe to fall in love with a place. When I arrived that first time, more than a decade

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My First Revolution

By April 19th the city was in open rebellion, tear gas filled the air but everyone knew who was winning. On the 20th the protesters occupied every major government building and had effectively taken control of the city. The President fled and we danced in the streets all night. We won.

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Leaving America

I desperately wanted to see the world, not the one I read about in history books or heard sound bites of on television, but the real world, with all of its agony and all of its gluttony.

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