Luke Field

Luke was born and raised in Kona, Hawaii. He is passionate about the ocean, his friends and family, meditating, and surfing. He is involved in ocean conservation, bettering his community, and learning deeper about indigenous culture. His goals for his gap year are to become fluent in Portuguese, enjoy the time he spends working in his apprenticeship, and to surf as much as he possibly can. "Fear knocked at the door. Faith answered. No one was there"

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The first thing everyone asks after not seeing you for 8 months is, "So how was it?".  After hearing this question time and time again, I now have a method of explaining my year abroad. I usually start off with saying it was a mix…

09 June, 2019

#5 Blog

Wow I am 3 months into my experience and I can say "good morning" , "goodnight", and "Can I order a sandwich". Haha okay not actually but around 3 months into my experience I was starting to question my language learning capabilities. I felt like…

09 June, 2019

#5 Blog

Language Learning: Wow I am 3 months into my experience and I can sat "good morning" , "goodnight", and "Can I order a sandwich". Haha okay not actually but around 3 months into my experience I was starting to question my language learning capabilities. I…

09 June, 2019

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The Homestay: When I was first dropped off at my original homestay, I was overwhelmed with curiosity and excitement for being in a foreign country about to meet the people I would stay with for the remainder of my time in Brazil. My Family was…

09 June, 2019

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The Apprenticeship: 4 days a week, Monday through Thursday I would work at APAE, a School for Special-Needs Students. The specific school that I worked at was the largest in my region of Brazil, with around 600 students attending aging from 2 years old to…

09 June, 2019

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Since coming back from Brazil I feel a greater sense of gratitude. After spending some time thinking about why I might feel this way, I have come to the conclusion that it was mainly due to my apprenticeship during my year abroad. I worked at…

08 June, 2019

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Wow, I cant believe that we have all already reached March of 2019. It seems like just a bit ago we were all still in San Francisco. If there is one thing I have learned while being abroad, it is that time goes fast. Even…

11 March, 2019

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