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Podcast: First-year student navigates intersections of faith, culture, and education

November 19, 2008

  • Louise Trueheart ‘12, a self-identified Third Culture Kid, offers unique perspectives about culture, Christianity, and student life

Each year, Lewis & Clark enrolls more than 100 Third Culture Kids, or students who spent a significant amount of time living abroad because of their parents’ work. First-year student Louise Trueheart, a self-identified TCK, was born in Washington, D.C., raised in Toronto and then Paris, before she attended high school in Connecticut.

Through all of the change she encountered growing up, religion provided stability for Trueheart. In Paris last summer, she delivered a sermon before an audience that included President Bush, in which she discussed keeping the faith during one’s teenage years.

Listen to a conversation with Trueheart to learn about what brought her to Lewis & Clark and hear her unique perspectives about culture, Christianity, and student life.

Louise Trueheart: Introduction, being a TCK, choosing LC (mp3)

Louise Trueheart: Giving a sermon to President Bush (mp3)

Louise Trueheart: Faith at Lewis & Clark (mp3)


*Sophomore Becca Miller produced these podcasts.

For more information:

Emily Miller
Public Relations Coordinator
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