Author Archives: Addison Williams

The last one.

It was four months and nineteen days in all. It was a new family, a new set of friends, a new language, a new city, a new mountain range, a new coast, a new tattoo, a new sense of independence, … Continue reading

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Democracy in Chile: A Response

Earlier this semester I wrote this: http://tinyurl.com/lfa2pgn.   Below is my response to my own work:   It’s been over two months since I wrote that piece on my initial interpretations of democracy in Chile. Over the more than seventy … Continue reading

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Real Poverty Reflections

The San Bernardo neighborhood is a strongman’s stone-throw away from downtown Santiago – about 20 minutes by train. Downtown Santiago is the definition of first world capitalist, democratic nations: giant multinational corporations, beacons of academia, suits and high heels. San … Continue reading

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The End of the World

I write prose. I’m not a poet and I’m certainly not a lyricist (though obviously I’ve been known to bust a freestyle from time to time come the pinnacle of particular nights). So please take everything I write in this … Continue reading

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Back to School, Back to School, to Prove to Dad That I’m Not a Fool

It finally happened. After over three months of break and nearly three weeks of summer in this foreign (I still get to call it that, right?) country, I am back in class. But getting there wasn’t that easy.   First … Continue reading

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Does Democracy Matter in Chile?

So maybe as you’re coming to realize, this blog is evolving (devolving?) into somewhat of a thought-log for me. I’m going to try to keep you all updated with stories and photos of my time spent here, but I’m also … Continue reading

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One Week Deep and Going Deeper

So, I’ll start this first post from South America off by saying, I’m going to like this place. A lot.   In the 6 days and 5 nights I’ve spent here in Chile, I’ve: swam in a rooftop pool overlooking … Continue reading

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The Abroad Before The Abroad

It’s February 12th. I’ve been on winter break for 54 days now. Or maybe it’s summer break I’ve been on? This synchronizing with a Southern Hemisphere schedule while I’m still here in the States is really messing with me.   … Continue reading

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