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The Starfish Story

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I started a term of service as an AmeriCorps Member in September of 1994, during the first year of AmeriCorps. I served my community in support of a state-wide scholarship initiative in Indiana. President Bill Clinton swore us in via satellite from the White House our first day. I was one of 22,000 AmeriCorps Members who said the AmeriCorps pledge …

La Guernica and Wide-Awakeness

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I love Picasso. He was the first major painter I ever experienced. I first saw his work when I was sixteen and journeyed to my first major museum during my first trip outside of the United States. I traveled to Spain in 1987 to spend a summer in a Spanish language immersion program with a group from my high school. …