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Richard Wilhite

Orangeburg, SC, USA

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Overview

  • 13 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Spanish
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Teacher...writer...student
  • Various institutions of higher educa...
  • From Chapel Hill, Tennessee, United States of America
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to live a life that others envy

ABOUT ME

Adventurous, kind, intelligent, gentleman of the old school.

PHILOSOPHY

I was born for the storm and calm does not suit me.

Interests

Traveling to distant lands....adventure....trying to become a modern day Ernest Hemingway....meeting new people...spending time with old friends....learning everything I can about anything.....reading a great novel...learning about history and culture....riding horses....hunting...fishing....moonlight and magnolias...writing fiction...evaluating restuarants on the quality of their sweet tea

Music, Movies & Books

Dave Matthews Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Allman Brothers, Led Zeppllin, Randy Travis, The Black Crowes, Credence Clearwater Revival. Jack Johnson. Rage Against the Machine

Forrest Gump, I could watch that movie a million times and still laugh and cry each time. Legends of the Fall, The 300, Gladiator, Kindom of Heaven, Braveheart, The Indiana Jones movies, The Man from Snowy River, Lawrence of Arabia, Sling Blade, The Green Mile.

There are too many books to mention. I am constantly reading, with out a book I would be lost. The Bible. My favorite authors include William Faulkner, Cormac McCarthy, Gabrielle Garcia Marquez, Michael Ondajatee, and Ernest Hemingway. Some of my recent favorties are "The Kite Runner, " "Snow Falling on Cedars, " "The English Patient, " "All the Pretty Horses." "All Over But the Shoutin'"

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Traveled by camel a week through the Sahara while camping with Berbers, Racing down sand dunes in total darkness on an Arabian stallion next to the Great Pyrimid. Listened to the evening call to prayer from a feluca sailing down the Nile River. Hunted Kudu in the bush of the Eastern Cape in South Africa. Rode a mokoro between the heads of hippos in the Okavongo Delta. Listened to the grunts of lions while sleeping in the open while on Safari in Botswana.

Countries I've Visited

Botswana, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Egypt, El Salvador, India, Morocco, Panama, Philippines, Thailand, Zambia

Countries I've Lived In

Mexico, Peru, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, United States

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