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Carmen & Pedro: A Love Story (trailer)

April 17th, 2012

So I spent my morning in the newsroom editing, transcoding, working on subtitles, rendering, and editing some more. I thought I would not see the beautiful, strong equatorial sun that day.

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Telling a love story

April 17th, 2012

This trip has been a trip filled with firsts for me.  First multimedia piece, first time in South America, first international photo project, first time using a translator, first international hospital visit, first open water dive… need I go on?

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A final goodbye

April 16th, 2012

Why must all good things come to an end? Our last day in San Cristóbal, I struggled with
the fact that the next morning would be our last on the islands. Our time here surpassed my preconceptions—the people, the environment, the experiences had all been so amazing.

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Design’s a beach

April 14th, 2012

Beach excursions fail to disappoint. For the explorer, they are the perfect adventure; for the easy-going, they provide the perfect opportunity to catch some rays and ride some waves. For the Marching Sea Lions, as the design and programming team called themselves, they are a combination of both.

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Forbidden Refuge (trailer)

April 13th, 2012

There are few things more frustrating than having a story at your fingertips and then getting your fingers slammed in the door.

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Gracias a Margarita

April 13th, 2012

It’s strange being back in Chapel Hill. Everything moves so fast. I’m glad the weather is nice; I don’t miss sweating all the time. I miss almost everything else, though. Except for maybe the stench of sea lions.

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On the Path of Light (Trailer)

April 12th, 2012

On our final night in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, our home base on San Cristóbal , our subjects and their friends and families all gathered to see their stories on a big screen. Someone in the crowd asked us how this visit had changed our perceptions of the Galápagos.

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Keeping up with the Pros

April 12th, 2012

I sat down with Toto for an interview one afternoon, and two questions in, it began to rain, a real deluge—the microphone was overwhelmed by the roar, so we had to wait. We thought it would only last a few minutes, but it ended up being closer to an hour.
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