by Brian Ferguson, '04
Deb Hutterer learns to make tortillas with her host family.
Last January, through the Contextual Leadership Initiative, I spent two weeks in Mexico City at the Lutheran Center with 17 other students representing six of the eight ELCA seminaries. Our immersion began by visiting important historical and cultural sites. These experiences were built upon by guest lecturers and presentations that tied historical trends to the contemporary realities. Following this crash course in Mexican culture we were ready to spend a weekend living with a local family.
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