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In first grade I wanted to be an astronaut.

In eighth, a police officer. For college applications I said scientist. After graduation, though, it was off to Asia for several years. I did hold down some real jobs, mostly in finance -- for Boston's transit authority, for Japanese companies, eventually for Fidelity Investments.

In between, travel. I've hitchhiked through northeast Asia, taken a freighter to Bora Bora, overlanded to Tibet, backpacked across Tasmania, and climbed Mt. Kinabalu on Borneo. I learned a little Indonesian, a little Mandarin and more than a little Japanese, then pretty much forgot it all. I've eaten bugs and raw horsemeat and too much dubious, brazier-grilled goat. I only got really sick twice.

In my thirties all that ende
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