Great News

This is probably just interesting to those of you who know me in real life, but for me its huge.  Pending medical and research clearance, my Fulbright application has been accepted!  I am moving back to Chile at the end of the summer and working on my dream job: researching the risk of street children to be trafficked.

Por los de uds. que no me conocen, a lo mejor esto no sera interesante.  Pero para mi– esto es increíble.  La Programa de Fulbright haya aceptado mi propuesta y, si es que paso el chequeo medico y consigo permisión a hacer investigaciones, en agosto estaré devuelta a Chile y tendré el trabajo de mis sueños: investigando el riesgo que corren niños de la calle a ser traficados.



  1. Eric said,

    April 3, 2007 at 1:28 pm

    hey Clare that’s amazing! congratulations!

  2. PEDRO said,

    April 3, 2007 at 8:12 pm

    hola. Clare
    que bueno , espero que estes muy feliz de esta nueva actividad
    te veremos pronto

  3. Liza said,

    April 3, 2007 at 9:47 pm

    Congratulations! How exciting!

  4. Sarah said,

    April 3, 2007 at 10:40 pm

    I am so happy for you. That is big news. We both send you besos.

  5. Negro Aranguiz said,

    April 4, 2007 at 1:43 am

    Es lo que siempre has deseado….
    Esperamos verte pronto

  6. Lore said,

    April 4, 2007 at 6:28 am

    Hi that`s so great. I am glad that things worked out this way. Todo pasa por algo.. jajajja
    A big huge


  7. Clare said,

    April 4, 2007 at 8:19 am

    Thanks Eric and Liza.

    Gracias Papi, Negro, Sarah (y Jo in absentia), y Love. I am so excited.

    And Lore, thank you for all the help on the translations and affiliation papers!

  8. Rick (Mer's Rick) said,

    April 4, 2007 at 9:57 am

    Congratulations, traffickers around the world should beware.

  9. jasong79 said,

    April 5, 2007 at 2:44 am


  10. Amy said,

    April 5, 2007 at 11:37 am


  11. k-RO said,

    April 7, 2007 at 12:32 am

    te felicito!!!!…te esperamos entonces…la mejor de las suertes…un abrazo

  12. Sharyn said,

    April 12, 2007 at 7:15 am

    hey clare,

    it’s been awhile since i checked your blog, but i was just reading down through your posts and saw this. congratulations!! i recently got final notification of my approval (pending med stuff and all that too). maybe we’ll be featured in the next GWB magazine. 🙂 by the way, where did you end up and get all of your shots before cambodia? i remember there being a lot of drama around that issue and i’m going to need to update some of my immunizations…

  13. Clare said,

    April 12, 2007 at 12:03 pm


    CONGRATULATIONS!!! I am so excited for you. Wow– this year GWB got 100% of Fulbright applicants accepted. I can’t wait to hear how your project goes. (And I hope your medical clearance is easier then mine is– the doing it in Cambodia presents some complications).

    As for shots, you should go to the Visiting Nurse Association. They will get everything figured out for you (and don’t trust anything that the health center tells you).

  14. Christine Goffredo said,

    April 15, 2007 at 1:54 am

    Felicidades! Y buena buena suerte! Espero que mantengas un Blog cuando estes en Chile tambien. Me gustaria saber lo que haces alli tambien. Que bien! Que Bien!

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