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Cameron Carrick

Cameron is passionate about the power of imagery to convey impactful messages and humanity's spiritual relationship with its surroundings. He has spent time working with children in the wilderness, fostering in them a love for health and exploration. His goals for the year are to nurture a healthy home-away-from-home for himself and to share his adventures with an engaged group of followers in the US.

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Tears

May 6, 2014

It’s hot. It’s one of those punishing heats that makes the simple act of lying down feel stifled. It’s hot and I’m in my garden bent low over fifteen square meters of carrots, mixing surface nutrients into the tender young roots. Despite the dry, blaring sun, down here it’s still moist and my bare feet...

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My New Bike

February 19, 2014

Dear cherished reader,  I realize that it’s been a while since my last post and for that I apologize. It’s proven much more difficult than I originally anticipated to bring a blog from conception to your screens. Posting requires a delicate coordination of weather, willpower, paper-to-binary money transfers, patience, concentration, timing, and after all that...

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What the Wind Sees

January 9, 2014

“The old voice of the ocean, the bird-chatter of little rivers, (Winter has given them gold for silver To stain their water and bladed green for brown to line their banks) From different throats intone one language. So I believe that if we were strong enough to listen without Divisions of desire and terror To the storm of...

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Practicing Patience

October 10, 2013

The following story is one that I worked hard on and that I am proud of. In writing it many details surfaced that had no place here: little histories and personality quirks, dreams and complicated dialogues, a few bus rides and some fresh mango jam–just bits and pieces, really. I do carry a small remorse...

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A Glimpse of ICO

September 18, 2013

I wanted to give all of you followers who I haven’t had a chance to talk to in detail a small behind-the-curtain peek at In Country Orientaion. So, I will sit here and type out a rough daily schedule and sweat. Because it hasn’t rained in two days and Dakars musk has been accumulating warmly....

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The Beginnings of Story

July 19, 2013

Writing this post has proven more difficult than I anticipated. I’ve started four posts, each telling a different story about the path that took me to Global Citizen Year, but haven’t finished a single one. The problem is that I don’t know which story to tell. The one about a kid from a small, touristy...

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