Semester at Sea Fall 2006 Voyage
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THE NATE CHANDLER EXPERIENCE
The Beginning of a Life Journey
By Gordon Klco
I met Nate Chandler during the first few days of the journey. He is a laidback kid with dreadlocks. When I interviewed Nate, he was very open to the questions I asked. Every question I asked him, he seemed to already have thought about it. His story is an interesting and uplifting one.
One of the first questions I asked is “Was it hard to get into Semester At Sea?” His answer was “No”; in fact Nate said that after finding out about the program he was enrolled in a week. His parents supported him fully and in fact pushed him to apply. He actually was thinking about other study abroad programs but after finding out about the opportunity of Semester At Sea he quickly decided to enroll.
up in a Christian household and he has continued to be religious. For the past several years, starting in
seventh and eight grade, Nate has been involved in missionary work. During this time he has spent several weeks
I asked the
question: “What are you looking forward
to doing while you travel?” he said he was going to do some relief work
have fun seeing the world. He is using
this trip to travel for fun as well as go and help orphans in
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