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I got in!!!

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Two weeks from now marks the two-year anniversary of me leaving New York City. At the time, I was planning to live in Tunisia, travel, study French and Arabic, play music with some fresh faces (see previous post to see some of them!), and teach English for one year before returning to New York to resume business as usual.

A lot of you might be wondering what I've been up to since then--and why I'm in Taipei instead of back in New York City. The truth is, I got to do all of the above and more--including some serious soul-searching. The more countries I saw, the more music I played, and the more people I met who had different stories and struggles, the more of the world I wanted to learn about and experience.

Most of all, the desire to leave an impact wherever I could--not just on the musical/artistic level, but on the societal level, became indelibly burned into my conscience, and as much as I longed to go back to New York, I knew it wasn't time until I figured out the nex…