Chapter Thirty-Two. Unlikely Education


Education doesn’t only happen in school, and wisdom is rarely just picked up within the safety of a roof and walls. Many of the most significant lessons of my life happened out in the field or on the journey to somewhere else. Herman, born centuries before our time, could relate. His most significant schooling began at sea.

Herman took his first boat trip when he was 18. The trip didn’t last more than a week but the effect was profound. The salt air and open sea stirred his imagination and compelled him to want more. A few years later this drive led him to embark on a journey that would last three years. ...

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