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Overview

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  • Fluent in Chinese (Simplified), English, German
  • 62, Male
  • Member since 2015
  • Network Engineer, retired from Bell Labs
  • College
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me

I am a recently retired professional. A humble Catholic Christian. A pacifist. Avid reader. Was born in Taiwan but spend most of my adult life in New Jersey. My heroes are St Francis of Assisi, Albert Schweitzer, Mother Teresa, Dorothy Day, St Vincent DePaul, and Pope Francis. Have been volunteering for hospice patients and homeless shelter. I have an outgoing personality and easy to chat with.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Know people of all walks of life

Interests

History, justice, equality

  • history
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

"The Summons" "On Eagles Wing", "Now We Remain"
Movie: The Book Thief, 12 years a slave, White Rose
Books: "To Kill a Mockingbird"
"The Grapes of Wrath"
"Of Mice and Men"

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Give up lifetime possession of earthly things in August 2015, and head to serve migrant workers and poorest people in Taiwan

I have been in Baojhong, Yunlin, Taiwan since September 2015, spending all my time volunteering on behalf of (1) Elders who live along and in destitute, (2) Kids who require remedial education, (3) migrant workers

Teach, Learn, Share

I have been blessed with grace all my life. It is my turn to payback and take care of littlest of sisters/brothers. I want to become the voice of voiceless

What I Can Share with Hosts

My story, and stories of interesting people I met

Countries I’ve Visited

Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, Taiwan, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States

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