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The Journey Begins

I’ve been meaning to start this for a long time.

My name is Kara, and I am a have about 0% of my life figured out. 677 more words

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Hamilton: A Story Worth Telling

How does Alexander Hamilton, a Founding Father in U.S. History become the inspiration for a hip-hop musical on Broadway? The face of the ten-dollar bill, somewhat forgotten, reappears with fresh words as the narrative of an orphaned immigrant who overcame adversity and joined a revolution to build a new nation. 1,141 more words

Life Stories

Hamilton: The Revolution - Lin Manuel Miranda & Jeremy McCarter

“For all its variety of style and subject, rap is, at the bottom, the music of ambition, the soundtrack of defiance.”

Blurb: “Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found the United States.

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Audiobooks

I love audiobooks. Listening to an audiobook enables me to read so much more than my slow reader self.

I subscribed to Audible for about a year, getting as many credits as I could. 374 more words

Reading Preferences

Why Hamilton is Genius

Since I saw Hamilton at the Alexandra Palace and posted my review, I’ve been having many and various fun arguments with friends and fellow musical theatre lovers as to why this is probably one of the greatest musicals in the last twenty years. 608 more words

Writing

Why I Won't Throw Away My Shot

Lin-Manuel Performs at the White House Poetry Jam 2009

If a person thinks about their life, there are always those select moments that stand out and define the periods of time around it. 690 more words