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About Sam Veatch

Sam Veatch is an AmeriCorps member currently serving at Rebuilding Together Orlando. Sam was raised in Nairobi, Kenya, but now calls Orlando, FL home. He loves camping, basketball, the UCF Knights, and his wife Heather.

My Brother’s Keeper: A Conversation On Race And Not Being Silent

Two months ago, I felt as if life in America was spiraling out of control.

On July 5th, Alton Sterling, a 37 ­year old black man, lost his life as a result of being shot by police while appearing to be physically pinned to the ground. Less than 24 hours later, 32­ […]

By |March 6th, 2017|Stories From Inside|8 Comments

Finding Joy In The Mundane

When I was a kid, summer break meant a world of adventure. And quite literally, it was half a world away from where I spent the other nine months of the year.

Growing up in Nairobi, Kenya meant that the summer was the only time of the year to see […]

By |May 31st, 2016|Stories From Inside|1 Comment

Finding Joy In The Right NOW

Above my couch, mounted on the wall, sit eight wooden signs, each engraved with a place my wife and I hold very dear.

Each one tells a story. From Nairobi, Kenya to a summer camp nestled in the mountains of the Sierra National Forest. From the thick heat of central […]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Stories From Inside|0 Comments