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Nathan Edwards

Nathan has been athletically active his whole life, and played football, basketball, and baseball all throughout high school. He is most proud of the landscaping business that he started in his community with a few of his friends. His passions include learning Spanish and finding ways to grow outside of his comfort zone, both of which he is looking forward to experiencing during his year as a Global Citizen. Whether he is snowboarding or hiking, he enjoys spending his free time outdoors.


Final Thoughts

April 23, 2013

Hey friends and family, Well, the end of my time in Ecuador is rapidly coming to an end and on the horizon looms home. Home. Many things have passed in my life and in the lives of those who I am closest to since I set foot in DIA 8 months ago. Relationships have been...

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The Speed of Time

March 12, 2013

Hey everybody, Life has been going well down here. I’ve been lucky enough to have the opportunity to go travel and see some pretty amazing places and spend some time with good friends. The diversity of Ecuador is amazing. After a 5 hour bus ride from the mostly gray skied/ life packed cloud forest, we...

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Family Time

February 13, 2013

Hey family and friends, Hope everyone is well. I had a great visit with my Mom and Sister about 2 weeks ago and I hope that they have been able to tell you about their experiences in Ecuador personally. After having not seen my family for 5 months, it was definitely an emotional rush to...

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Happy new year

January 4, 2013

Happy new year!! I hope everyone is doing well and had a great holiday season! The holidays here were very nice and much different from that of the U.S. Christmas is not as big a deal here as I thought it might have been, since about 98% of the country is Catholic. On Christmas Eve,...

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Various Thoughts

November 29, 2012

Hello family and friends!! Greetings from Ecuador! I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving’s, whether it was passed with family or friends. This was my first Thanksgiving away from my family, and although I missed them dearly, I had a fantastic Thanksgiving. The fellows of my region and of another region (24 total) got together to...

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The student teacher

October 29, 2012

Hola familia y amigos! I am wrapping up my week in Pedro Vicente Maldonado after leaving Quito and saying goodbye to the other fellows two weeks ago. It was difficult to say goodbye after spending such quality time together and having the privilege of seeing each other every day of the week. With that being...

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September 13, 2012

Hola mi amigos, Ecuador!!! I posted some pictures of the soccer game that we attended against Bolivia (Ecuador won 1-0!!!!). What a great experience to go to the game. The atmosphere in the city and stadium was electric before, during, and after the game. Que cheverre! My host family is a great group of people....

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Introducing Nate

July 17, 2012

Hello everyone, I am Nate Edwards and I have grown up in the beautiful state of Colorado. I am very excited to be a part of Global Citizen Year, and look forward to the upcoming challenges and adventures that the next year will have to offer. I have had a strong desire to learn Spanish...

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