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Gender MALE
Industry Religion
Occupation Keepin' It REAL real, Son.
Location Mwanza, Tanzania
Introduction Baldman76 is a man who wears many hats (largely because he's bald and sunburns easily). He currently lives in Tanzania serving as a Maryknoll Lay Missioner.
Interests African history and culture, music, movies, prosocial behavior, volunteerism, social justice, youth programs, simplicity, sociological structuralism and stratification, the occasional battle with the forces of evil
Favorite Movies Nightmare Before Christmas, Fight Club, Down By Law, Office Space, Mallrats, Rashoman, Ed Wood, Eraserhead, Amelie, Amadeus, Lord of the Rings trilogy, Hotel Rwanda, Little Mermaid (there's no shame in my game...), many others...
Favorite Music Tom Waits, Jethro Tull, Soul Coughing / Mike Doughty, African artists (Oliver Mtukudzi, Ali Farka Toure (RIP), Amadou and Mariam, Baaba Maal), Moxy Fruvous, Barenaked Ladies, Rancid, Beastie Boys, Booker T and the MG's, Talking Heads / David Byrne, Peter Gabriel, George Harrison, Squirrel Nut Zippers, They Might Be Giants, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Faith No More, The If...Then Argument, A Fir Ju-Well
Favorite Books Les Miserables' (Victor Hugo), The Sparrow (Mary Doria Russell), The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver), The Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency series- all six books (Alexander Mccall Smith), No Logo (Naomi Klein), Fast Food Nation (Eric Schlosser), Wind in the Willows, all the classic dystopian future books- 1984, Brave New World, Animal Farm..., Mountains Beyond Mountains (T. Kidder)

When you open your eyes underwater, do you ever worry that you'll drown?