Trial by Fire

The Jumpstart of my Service Year

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I started my service term with AmeriCorps in a flurry of activity that can only be described as chaotic. Not a month before my term was set to start, I woke at night to the biggest thunderstorm I had ever heard. I stood on my balcony at 3am, mesmerized by the beautiful lightning and breathing the fresh eucalyptus-scented air of Santa Cruz. All was well.

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Natt Bartell

Natt Bartell

Living a life of post-bohemian heartbreak so you don’t have to. Amateur bone re-articulator, professional wit.