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I just moved to Austin, Texas from Corpus Christi. I am a non-traditional ISA student, given I am older and have worked as a health professional for many years. I have been on many ISA adventures -- two sessions in Salamanca, Spain and this is my fourth time in Costa Rica. It is truly my second home. My host families are like real family to me. I go with ISA yearly to improve my Spanish, as I now also work as a tutor and am a certified medical interpreter. My blog will introduce you to deeper issues of the Tico society and culture, especially relating to medicine and health. I want to show you through my eyes and my words, the country I love so dearly.