August de los Reyes
During our college days at a small, boho-prep institution tucked away in a sleepy corner of New England, my Bulgarian friend Iskra studied philosophy while I spent my time running between the arts building and the computer labs doing "that design and computer thing"back then, none of my classmates knew exactly what to call my field of study. It had been at least a decade since I had last seen Iskra, whose name means "sparkle." In the years after graduation, Iskra and I had lost touch as our paths twisted around the globe through our respective careers, only to…
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