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Sustainability Was My Life as a Poor Kid in Rural North Carolina

I just didn’t see it that way

Old uniform pieces from my dad’s job turned me into a scientist one year for halloween. Photo by author.

Explaining to my college friends that I had never been on a plane was like telling them that I had super powers. I was always met with awkward stares of complete disbelief.

You see, I went to college at Wake Forest University, a school known to be the second home of the young…

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Nathan Allen

Nathan Allen

writer. illustrator. manic collector of pens and notebooks. bug guy from North Carolina. see my work at www.nthnljms.com