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Luca Sassi

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Movie Recommendations

May 26, 2019

Most nights before going to bed I tried to watch a movie as it's something I'm passionated about. This is a list of some of the movies I watched over my time in Senegal, which in a way they touched me. —> Call Me By Your Name —> Midnight in Paris —> The Iron Lady...

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My biggest fear

May 26, 2019

I apply to GCY without overthinking, it was a very spontaneous decision that I took. It took e time to start processing the fact that soon I was going to be leaving Uruguay and start a new life in Senegal. Once the process started the questions started to arrive Am I prepared? Do I really...

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Life Under a Mosquito Net

March 20, 2019

When I describe my time here in Thienaba I think it as living in two worlds at the same time. I have my first and main world, which is the one when I’m awake and fulfilling all my daily activities. My second world is once I get under my mosquito net in my room and...

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Daily Routines

March 20, 2019

I live in a small village called Thienaba about 20km away from Thies (a major city of Senegal). In here is always very calm. Houses are widely spread between one and another and most of the citizens have animals such as chickens, sheeps, goats, donkeys, horses and more (in my case we have 6 sheeps)....

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Who am I?

March 20, 2019

If you know me for the past 18 years of my life you probably know me as Luca Sassi…. maybe my full name if you know me well, but not in here, not in this country. The moment I took my first step in what is now my home I saw a woman, who the...

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Un Nuevo Comienzo

September 17, 2018

English Two years ago I embarked on a life changing experience traveling to Singapore to attend high school at the United World College of South East Asia. At UWCSEA my world was changed in many different ways. I was sharing my life and space with people from all around the word, something very odd to...

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