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Lauren Berrizbeitia

Burlington, VT, USA
female
single
Speaks: English, Spanish
Joined Jan 30, 2013
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Joined Jan 30, 2013 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
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Groups Atheist Corner, GLBT Rights, Human Rights Network, International Intelligence, Minority Rights Network, Mother Jones, NAACP, ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest, Vegetarian
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Birthday June 16  
Languages English, Spanish  
About Me Down to earth, realistic, idealistic. Love family, kids, animals, outdoors, wild places, water. Love travel, new cultures, beautiful natural places, ruins.
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  Lifestyle
Pets 2 cats  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions ethical atheist  
Eating Habits Vegetarian  
Wild Fact About Me Although I have no biological kids I am surrogate grandmother to 10 Somali Bantu kids who keep me busy and happy.
My Philosophy What you feed in yourself is what grows. Try to live your values. Honesty is the best way to keep growing, painful though it can be. Love as much as possible.
What Gives Me Hope Kids. People who are kind when they could have been indifferent.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
What/who changed my life and why
What Bugs Me racism, HYPOCRISY, closed minds, hatred, cruelty of any kind, religious one-upmanship  
Passions Ruins, Racial justice, My work, Refugee rights, Animals, Books, Woods, Wild places, Brooks, Kids  
Inspirations Unnecessary spontaneous kindness, Poetry, Pema Chodrun, Audre Lorde  
What Scares Me justifications for prejudice, extremism and fanaticism of any type  
  Favorites
Role Models Audre Lorde, Pema Chodrun  
Quotation Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes.
Walt Whitman
Interests learning about other cultures, gardening, learning about refugees, antiracist work  
Books Fugitive Pieces  
Music  
Movies  
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Favorite Foods  
Favorite Places certain wetlands, certain rivers, Certain ruins, Certain swimming holes  
Can't Live Without kids, friends, cats, coffee!  
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Lauren's Photos

Lauren and baby Dalib at World Refugee Day

Abdullahi at the reservoir

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    Apr 19, 2014 5:47 AM

    Betsy B. (1355)

    Mar 22, 2014 2:09 PM

    linda n. (2339)
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    Have a great Weekend with Happiness........luv Linda
    Nov 30, 2013 3:00 PM

    Betsy B. (1355)

    Apr 2, 2013 12:12 AM

    Joe R. (195)

    Thank you for the birthday wishes, Lauren!
    Great card - it made me smile!


    Sep 28, 2012 8:41 PM

    linda n. (2339)
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    enjoy the magic of life...luv linda

    Jul 18, 2012 2:22 AM

    Eternal G. (700)

    Hi Lauren, delighted to meet you! Hester

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    Apr 18, 2012 10:28 PM

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    THE VIDEO I'VE SELECTED FOR EARTH DAY THIS YEAR. BUFFY ST.MARIE, CREE INDIAN, HAS STOOD UP FOR OVER 50 YEARS AND HAS SPOKEN OUT. I SALUTE HER! TO NOTE THE STORY SO OTHERS MAY VIEW OR TO MAKE A COMMENT ON THIS VIDEO....COPY AND PASTE THE LINK BELOW. http://www.care2.com/news/member/901507364/3256002
    Apr 14, 2012 2:34 AM

    Betsy B. (1355)
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