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    I'm really sorry to hear that. I hope it goes as well as possible.
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    I grew in Anaheim and went to school in Riverside. I’ve lived in Orange County for most of my life. I know some of San Diego County, but don’t often make it that far south. Most of what I know about Fresno is from passing through it on the way to Yosemite.
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    I know many people who left Baptist denominations and found their way to older, more liturgical ones. My first MA was in English Lit. I an currently working on a second on in Journalism Education. :)
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    Originally, it started with Koine Greek as an undergraduate. I was raised in a conservative religious household, and grew up going to Southern Baptist affiliated churches. But, I also had an intuitive distaste for the judgmental legalism I was encountering, which frequently seemed to rely on...
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    I double majored in English & History originally, and chose to study abroad as well (I spent a summer studying at Wycliffe Hall, one of the Oxford colleges) in part so I could have access to the Bodleian Library. The Roman ruins at Verulamium were fascinating, as was The Kilns (C.S. Lewis’s...
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    Thank you for the welcome! I really enjoy translating dead languages. That is in part because I have a terrible time pronouncing other languages, which is why I like ones that are purely written. It really is interesting how languages morph over time. Old English, for example, is the form of...
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    Thank you for the warm welcome, everyone! :)
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    I love the poetic nature of several of the tales, especially the intro to the tale of Beren & Luthien, with the remarks on it being an Age of Shadow, and yet even in the darkness, in some places light could be found.
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    Here is my intro post: Who is your favorite character in The Wheel of Time and why? How did you find TarValon.Net? I was talking about books in my WoW guild, and a conversation about the Wheel of Time books popped up. Someone told me about TV.net, and about the forums, the events, and stuff...
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