“One day, Michelle Welsch realized she could make her own life. So she ditched her steady job and comfortable lifestyle in New York City. The Longmont High School and University of Colorado graduate flew to Nepal, to volunteer in a monastery there that she knew little about.”
“I had such a strong conviction. I didn’t know what it was, but I knew I had to go,” she says. “I’ve never been so strongly convinced of anything before. I knew I had to follow this pull.”
“She expected to teach English to monks for a few weeks, climb to Mount Everest’s base camp to raise money for an inner-city nonprofit and head back to Boulder, which she considers home, to figure out what she wanted to do with the rest of her life.”
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