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Lucas Weber

Lucas is passionate about storytelling though music and film. He is also interested in social inequality in the media. His goals for the year are to become a part of a new culture and learn from his new friends and family. He really wants to be an important part of the community by helping in any way he can. He loves writing and filmmaking and believes that the people he meets will help him progress mentally. Different cultures and lives inspire him to learn.


When the Sun Falls

June 8, 2015

Written January 3, 2015 — Always the one invited to parties, never the one to go. Which in turn, made me into the one never invited to parties. I didn’t mind it too much, but I did get a sort of hipster pleasure by denying fun. I can’t say I never went to parties, in...

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March 5, 2015

As he looks out above the clouds, everything makes sense. The beauty of, not only Ecuador, but the earth has never been more clear. Then I open my eyes to reality. I am sitting with my back against a palm tree in Riobamba. Sarah and I just spent our last minutes before we set off...

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January 26, 2015

My dad beat me with some plants, and I couldn’t be happier. That’s not a good way to start off a story, let me try again. There is a moment when you feel like you are becoming apart of a family, and that moment couldn’t have come at a better time for me. Living with...

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January 9, 2015

I believe living in the moment, living without regrets, living for the story. The choices I make, the things I believe, are all shaped by the situation I am in. I used to be someone who obsessed over small interaction or conversation I knew I would have to have. I tortured myself over mistakes I...

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December 23, 2014

Some times you think to yourself…life sucks. And most of the time you’re right. The other day my mom asked me if I wanted to go around Quito and visit the terminally ill. How could I say no? I was under the impression that we would be visiting a hospital in Quito, my parents are...

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Oh how the time flies by…

July 29, 2014

It seems like everything is happening at once. From trying to figure out how to navigate through my High School freshman year, to figuring out the layout Hunter College in senior year, where I took college classes, to grabbing my diploma in front of family and friends. Looking back, everything seems like a blur, but...

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