Juno Fullerton

Juno is passionate about history and politics. She is involved in women's rights, education, and environmental conservation. Her goals for the year are to learn new things, to view life from another's perspective, and to become fluent in portuguese. Her favorite quote is "One man with courage is a majority". - Andrew Jackson


Reassuring Words

A very influential part of my trip was one special guy that goes by the name of Nicholas, N-swizzle, or N-dog for short. Nick was the closest fellow to me in my home stay. He’s the one who I angrily called when I was frustrated to the point of tears, he’s the one who would…

08 June, 2015

Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls

Somewhere around the end of February, I got a text message from my friend Azul. It said: “I think I’m going to Iguacu to find something there.” We do this kind of thing a lot. On our little circa 1990s not-even-reached-flip-phones-yet international Global Citizen Year cell phones, we commonly send each other texts which can…

27 March, 2015

Moving Forward

A few Sundays ago, I went to the beach with my family. For the first time since I came here, the stereotype completely fit the reality. Garopaba (the town I live in) is a town that thrives on summer tourism; the beaches were packed with people from every city around. Walking around the beach were…

18 February, 2015

On Communication

I‰Ûªm in love with an idea that I haven‰Ûªt even had yet. I can feel its spidery legs creeping up on me. Up my spine, chilling me to the bone, but at the same time making me feel so suddenly, joltingly, alive, that it‰Ûªs even a little bit scary. åÊThe other day, while eating lunch,…

26 December, 2014

The Difference

The difference between knowing what you want and knowing how to find out what you want…  Today I got lost. Not ridiculously, terrifyingly lost, but lost. I didn’t have a firm idea of where I was, and additionally, I didn’t really know how to get where I needed to go. I’d been thinking about blogging…

14 October, 2014

Six Degrees of Separation

The “Six degrees of separation” theory is pretty simple. Originated by Frigyes Karinthy in the late 1920s, it suggests that every person on this earth is six or fewer steps away from another person. It suggests that no matter how far apart two people are in the world, it will take a maximum of six steps,…

30 July, 2014

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