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I’m sure all of you know me by now, but I’m Jeremy Whittaker. I came to the Lotus house as an intern from Ozark Christian College. People have asked a lot how I ended up here. Well, almost every degree at OCC requires at least 1 credit as an intern; however, an internship like mine is very unusual, since most students do theirs at a church or some sort of missionary organization. I think I may be the first OCC student in the history of the school to do theirs in an Intentional Community.
I’m not exactly sure when I started feeling the pull toward community, but I know it grew strongest through the dorm life, study, and certain friendships at OCC. Read the rest of this entry »