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Introducing myself and my journal

About Me:
I was born in New York, in the United States in December 1963, just after President John F Kennedy was assassinated. I am the eldest of four children in my family. When I was about 7, my teacher noted that I was quite bossy. My grandmother made it possible for me to go to Boston University. I studied international relations and graduated in 1983. Then she helped me go to law school in Miami, Florida. After I graduated in 1986, I began a career in public service. I taught legal writing at the law school for several years. Then for 15 years, I worked as a court-appointed lawyer helping people who had been charged with major crimes and reviewing convictions for human rights violations. In 2006 I moved to The Netherlands to prosecute international war crimes and crimes against humanity.

I am mother to two sons. I have been married for 25 years. I'm a great cook and can make a delicious meal from just about anything I can find in my kitchen. I love to quilt and knit. I ran my first marathon last year in Rotterdam. I am also a triathlete. I competed in a Half Ironman race just this last September.

I believe that we can together accomplish more than any one of us alone. I believe that within each one of us lies the answers to our life purpose and the deep questions asked of us. We are blessed to walk a solitary road together.

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Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.
Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!

Peace!
Fatima

tocssfoundation's picture

Dear Christine, I really

Dear Christine,
I really love your sense of humor, "...my teacher noted that I was quite bossy. My grandmother made it possible for me to go to Boston University."
You are welcome to Pulse Wire, the big and inspiring online community.

Loads of love

Shalom.

Heather Tucker's picture

Great to Find Another International

Hi Christine,

Was looking up other members in the Netherlands and saw you. I was also born in the States and now live in the Netherlands. Great to find someone with a similar background!

Heather

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Hi Christine,

I just came across you page, and with your background in public service, I thought you might be interested in this opportunity in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

Travel, accommodation, and meals are paid.

Deadline to apply is February 1, 2013

Here is the link: http://worldpulse.com/pulsewire/exchange/post/62087

Kind regards,

Jennifer
World Pulse Online Community Management Volunteer

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