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By Andi Perullo


Tibet


My fascination with Tibet fermented during my teenage years. Even though I was raised Catholic, I had a strong pull towards Bud- dhism. Thus, after school I would peruse the World Religion section at Barnes & Noble and devour whatever books I could find regarding the Asian religion/philosophy. Through my readings, I became enchanted with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, who is the current spiritual leader of Tibetan Bud- dhism. His unconditional compassion for all sentient beings was inspiring and some- thing that I strove to attain in my own life.


About halfway into my college education I chose to switch majors from Biology to Comparative Religious Studies. I strongly believe it was in large part due to my days in the bookstore, which left such an impres- sion on my youthful heart. It was by far one of the best decisions I have ever made. My


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