"I ran away from Lutherans"
I was raised in Minnesota in a small farming community, went to a Lutheran church, was a member of Luther League and was a Sunday school teacher when I was in high school. When I graduated from high school I decided I wanted a more exciting life...away I went...to Los Angeles...New York City...Los Angeles...married an actor...lived and worked in Europe. Then I had a child...moved to Thousand Oaks for the school system...saw an ad in the Ventura Star for California Lutheran...on a whim applied. I said to my husband "If I get this job, I am going to take it. I can work with Lutherans." All those basement church suppers have not been in vain. Much to my surprise, 5 years later I am still here. It feels a little bit like home.
This is a Christian university. How tolerant can it be towards gay people like myself?
If I get this job, I am going to take it. I can work with Lutherans.
She ended up being one of my best student workers and would tell all students who got homesick of her adventure here.
My favorite part of being employed here at CLU is seeing the students grow from their freshman to sophomore year and beyond.
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