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Jonathan Carroll

"Pursuing International Social Work"

Morgantown, WV, USA
male, age 42
divorced, 3 children
Speaks: turkish, spanish, german, arabic
Joined Apr 25, 2009

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More Causes:  Liberation of Palestine, Separation of Church & State, Pro Life, Legalization of Marijuana, the Environment, Legalization of Gay Marriage, Land Redistribution, Worker-Owned Corporate Profits, Non-Licensed Public Music, Post-Nationalism

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Groups (AGR) A Green Road, Amnesty International, Better Understanding of Life in Africa, DUO for World Peace, Elephant Lovers, Greenpeace, Human Rights Network,, Oxfam, Persecuted Christians, WOODSTOCK NATION
Hometown Morgantown 
Birthday June 10, 1976  
Languages turkish, spanish, german, arabic  
About Me The Fall of 2010 I'm pursuing my Masters in international social work at Dominican University (Chicago). I hope to concentrate in Immigrant & Refugee Services. My focus is on working in North Africa / the Middle East and in Sub-Saharan Africa. I'm building experience to provide social services to at-risk teens, the elderly, the developmentally disabled, and refugees in this region.
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Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Christian - Orthodox, Antiochan Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, Orthodox Christian, Eastern Orthodox Christian  
Eating Habits Vegan on Fast Days  
Wild Fact About Me I'm currently working full-time as a Healthcare Assistant for developmentally disabled adults at a group home. I work part-time as a model for a WVU figure drawing class. Also work part-time as a Youth Services Worker at an emergency shelter for incarcerated teens.
My Philosophy Eastern Orthodox: emphasis on mystery, acceptance of others, active love, the active presence of Jesus Christ in all my activities and the whole environment around me.
What Gives Me Hope My daughters. Jesus Christ.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Delineate what powers I have, and give them back to community organizations and NGOs. Empower grassroots organizations.
What/who changed my life and why "The Catcher in the Rye" by Salinger because it challenged me to think outside the box.
"The Final Quest" by Rick Joyner because it showed me the value of humbly giving all the little we have without expressing airs.
What Bugs Me Pride, Apathy  
Passions Jesus Christ, God  
Inspirations Mother Earth, Jesus Christ, Love  
What Scares Me Forgetting the person I meet today  
Role Models St. Basil of Moscow, Forerunner and Baptist John, Theotokos, Anneliese Michel, Rachel Correy, Noam Chomsky  
Quotation "Whom have I in heaven but You? And earth has nothing I desire besides You." - Psalm 73:25
Interests Spirituality/Philosophy, Travel/Adventure, sociology, Social Work, Eastern Orthodoxy, traveling, Turkey, Africa, writing poetry, beach volleyball, the outdoors / nature, playing mandolin, oud, tabla, harmonica, raving, photography  
Books "The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel", "The Final Quest" by Rick Joyner, "On the Road" by Kerouac, "The Brothers Karamazov" by Dostoevsky  
Music "Mountain Stage" NPR, Blues, Classic Rock, Mana, Legiao Urbana, U2, Hillsong, Ravi Shankar, Serdar Ortac, Amr Diab, Johnny Cash, Lenny Kravitz, Enya, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Fiction Family, the Duhks, Over the Rhine  
Movies Across the Universe, Michael Moore films, Iranian films, American Beauty, Falling Down, Full Metal Jacket, Amelie, Elephant, Gone with the Wind, A Guide to Recognizing your Saints, Donnie Darko  
TV Shows CSPAN  
Favorite Foods Indian cuisine  
Favorite Places Great Barrier Reef, Old City Jerusalem, Denali National Park, Rift Valley in Kenya, Damascus  
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