John Spence

Spence is passionate about fitness, education, and community. His goal for the year is to expand his perspective on the world while receiving an education in social change. Doing something important with his life, something bigger than himself, inspires him, and pursuing the best education I can through Global Citizen Year and college seems like the best possible preparation.

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An Attempt at Gratitude

Thank you. Thank all of you. Thank you to those who read my blog during the year. Thank you to the folks who messaged me on Facebook. Thank you to the people who posted pictures of their smiling faces so that I could feel their…

02 June, 2015

Photo Gallery

Here’s a visual look at all the people and connections that made this experience incredible. I hope you enjoy the pictures of all my loved ones. s.

02 June, 2015

Photo Gallery

Here’s a visual look at all the people and connections that made this experience incredible. I hope you enjoy the pictures of all my loved ones. s.

02 June, 2015

Here Goes Something

Watching the line of 25 kids skulk back to their desks furious and existentially saddened that I demanded they turn in all of the whopping three homework assignments we’d given them in the past month and a half, you would think I was General Winfield…

03 March, 2015

Weekend Update with John Spence

*** As you’re reading this, know that it was written at the beginning of October – the  beginning of my time in my community and a difficult transition period best described as a whirlwind of emotions. You’re reading it two months after the fact because…

18 December, 2014

Gettin’ Her Done

***Again due to my ineptitude on this website, this blog was written around mid November, so you’re reading it about a month after it was written.   I won’t lie. High school was pretty darn difficult for me. The school year was always a befuddling…

17 December, 2014

The End of an Era: My Pre-Departure Feelings.

Things are terrifying right now. Not because by the end of the month I’ll be in a foreign country to stay for eight months. Not even because of all the dramatically different potentially more formidable challenges I’ll face over the next year. No, things are…

18 August, 2014

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