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  • Foy, Elizabeth
    what can i say. . .all i think about is going and yet i m so excited to still be here living it up in the states with people i love. thanks everyone for all
    Message 1 of 4 , Mar 7, 2001
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      RE: [ujeni] Dear Elizabeth Foy

      what can i say. . .all i think about is going and yet i'm so excited to still be here living it up in the states with people i love.  thanks everyone for all your words of wisdom.  elizabeth

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      From: Tana Beverwyk [mailto:petitbeurre10@...]
      Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2001 8:58 PM
      To: ujeni@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [ujeni] Dear Elizabeth Foy


      Well, Matthew, aren't you inspired and inspirational tonight!  Beautiful
      words.  Elizabeth, I wish I was in your shoes, I'm glad I'm not, and
      sometimes I think I still am.  Matt's advice is good.  Best of luck!  Lutani
      makola (for all you Tumbuka people...)  -Tana


      >From: Matthew McNulty <mcnurty@...>
      >Reply-To: ujeni@yahoogroups.com
      >To: ujeni@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: [ujeni] Dear Elizabeth Foy
      >Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2001 15:18:22 -0800 (PST)
      >
      >Elizabeth Foy,
      >Do you ever get the feeling that you are trying to
      >prepare yourself for something that is totally and
      >absolutely foreign.
      >You will be fine!  All will be good!!  I admire you
      >for trying to get a clue before you leave the States
      >and to undertake, what very well could become the
      >grand journey of your life.  But rest assured that
      >wondering about cats and dogs and roaches at this
      >point is superfluous at best.
      >Enjoy your friends and your family and the freedom
      >that you have right now knowing that you are
      >absolutely free,  this may never happen again.  What I
      >mean when I say absolutely free is that you have a
      >date when you are going to leave the world that you
      >now exist in behind.  You, your world, and your
      >perception will never be the same again.  At the same
      >time with a definite departure date you have the
      >freedom from worry of what to do next.
      >I don't mean to sound condescending.  My only hope for
      >you is two fold.  I hope that you revel in all that
      >you have right now.  I also hope you have as positive
      >of experience as I did while I was in Malawi and that
      >you come home with the friends, memories and a level
      >of personal growth that I so richly enjoy.
      >Take your camping stuff, bring music, bring a book.  A
      >journal is a must.  Bring a sense of adventure, an
      >understanding of right and wrong (from a western
      >perspective), all the patients (x100) that you ever
      >thought you could muster, and a huge smile.
      >Hang on friends, here we go.
      >I live through you vicariously,
      >Matt McNulty
      >RPCV Malawi 94-96
      >mcnurty@...
      >
      >
      >=====
      >"Hunter, Call Immeediately.  Time is running out.  We both
      >need to do something monstrous before we die."
      >-message to Hunter S. Thompson form his Lawyer Nov 25 1985-
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    • jenjacoby@saintly.com
      Mon Dieu- I think I am in love with Matt McNulty! ... Get the Latest News at CNN Interactive: http://CNN.com
      Message 2 of 4 , Mar 7, 2001
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        Mon Dieu- I think I am in love with Matt McNulty!


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        > Elizabeth Foy,<BR>
        > Do you ever get the feeling that you are trying to<BR>
        > prepare yourself for something that is totally and<BR>
        > absolutely foreign.� <BR>
        > You will be fine!� All will be good!!� I admire you<BR>
        > for trying to get a clue before you leave the States<BR>
        > and to undertake, what very well could become the<BR>
        > grand journey of your life.� But rest assured that<BR>
        > wondering about cats and dogs and roaches at this<BR>
        > point is superfluous at best.<BR>
        > Enjoy your friends and your family and the freedom<BR>
        > that you have right now knowing that you are<BR>
        > absolutely free,� this may never happen again.� What I<BR>
        > mean when I say absolutely free is that you have a<BR>
        > date when you are going to leave the world that you<BR>
        > now exist in behind.� You, your world, and your<BR>
        > perception will never be the same again.� At the same<BR>
        > time with a definite departure date you have the<BR>
        > freedom from worry of what to do next.<BR>
        > I don't mean to sound condescending.� My only hope for<BR>
        > you is two fold.� I hope that you revel in all that<BR>
        > you have right now.� I also hope you have as positive<BR>
        > of experience as I did while I was in Malawi and that<BR>
        > you come home with the friends, memories and a level<BR>
        > of personal growth that I so richly enjoy.<BR>
        > Take your camping stuff, bring music, bring a book.� A<BR>
        > journal is a must.� Bring a sense of adventure, an<BR>
        > understanding of right and wrong (from a western<BR>
        > perspective), all the patients (x100) that you ever<BR>
        > thought you could muster, and a huge smile.<BR>
        > Hang on friends, here we go.<BR>
        > I live through you vicariously,<BR>
        > Matt McNulty<BR>
        > RPCV Malawi 94-96<BR>
        > mcnurty@...<BR>
        > <BR>
        > <BR>
        > =====<BR>
        > "Hunter, Call Immeediately.� Time is running out.� We both <BR>
        > need to do something monstrous before we die."<BR>
        > -message to Hunter S. Thompson form his Lawyer Nov 25 1985-<BR>
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