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Pauline Patterson

in New Orleans

Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost

PRESENTED ON OCT 22, 2015
IN NEW ORLEANS @ VOL 18

Pauline Patterson owns the local favorite pub Finn McCool’s and bar/restaurant Treo with the love of her life and husband, Stephen. Pauline grew up as a daydreamer in Northern Ireland in the mist of turmoil and among armed soldiers and war wreckage. She shares with us principles and values she has learned from her parents of working hard, fixing what is broken and living life with passion because age is but a number and there is plenty of time to reckless.

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Dreams Lived and Lost

BY ANNETTE MAIN
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 27, 2015

In search for aspiration at the Wanganui River Valley, Annette Main the mayor of Wanganui shares her experiences of living on the river, her relationship with the land, your partner and life.

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Usoni - When All Else is Lost ... but hope.

BY MARC RIGAUDIS
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 20, 2015

USONI. Set in the year 2062, when Europe has exhausted all its resources
Africa becomes the cradle of hope, and all have their eye set on the hope of seeing the sun. Usoni is a journey to the future… to a better life in Africa.

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What I Lost and Found In the Peace Corps

BY RYAN TASCAR
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 13, 2015

Current President of the board of the Louisiana Peace Corps, Ryan Tascar, shares with us some of the things he lost when he left the United State and moved to Cape Verde with the Peace Corps for 2 1/2 years.   From family, friends to familiar traditions and holidays lost by leaving the U.S., Ryan was able to find adventures and once in a life time experiences during his time in the Peace Corps.

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The Art of Getting Lost

BY BROOKE PICKETT
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 13, 2015

New Orleans Artist, Brooke Pickett, shares with us her method of getting lost in order to facilitate her creative process. Brooke spends a lot of time trying to get lost in order to arrive to that creative place, a place where you are forced to be honest about who you are, how you feel, and how you think.  To get to this place for her as an artist requires get lost in the studio and oneself in the search for the unknown.  The unknown, the unfamiliar is where an artist work comes from.

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The Drop That Changed My Life

BY SHONI KANGALA
@ VOL 12 ON JAN 27, 2016

Shoni Kangala presented on how a moment and a drop changed his life especially to learn sign language which he self taught. Further how this has changed his life to communicate with those who are deaf as a voice to hear

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The Lost Generation

BY CARL SCHULZ
IN JOHANNESBURG

Carl Schulz presents on the youth of South Africa today and how they are a lost generation with hope and ambition. He talks about some who are "Leading SA" to make it a better place

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Who the Hell Am I?

BY TAMMARA OLDS
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 14, 2016

In this reflective piece we gain a bit more of an understanding into the world of one adopted child who has grown up into an adult and is now able to reflect on what this has meant to her so far in life.

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Music in My Life

BY ROSS ARBO
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 05, 2016

People often say there are two kinds of people in the world; those who eat the pizza crust or those who don't, those who see the glass half-full or  those who see the glass half-empty, those who think toilet paper should go over the roll or those who think toilet paper should go over the roll. For Ross Arbo, you are either into music ...or you're not.

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Why I Wander

BY CHERYL REGO
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 25, 2016

Cheryl Rego loves to see the world, from Bancroft to Bangkok and everything in between. She talks about how and why her wanderlust emerged.