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lunipax
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Post by lunipax » May 29th, 2018, 1:33 pm

Hi, everyone

I'm Luni Pax and I am new to the community. I am a Brazilian translator living in Germany and I am happy to find a community like Librivox. Have been listening to the audiobooks all day long and hope I can contribute too!
Best to all,

msfry
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Post by msfry » May 29th, 2018, 3:43 pm

Welcome, Luni Pax. I am curious how you found Librivox, if you'd care to share, and what kind of books you like to listen to. Brazil means you speak Portuguese, right?
Michele Fry, CC
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lunipax
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Post by lunipax » May 30th, 2018, 9:10 am

Hi, Msfry

Nice to meet you!
Yes, I speak Brazilian Portuguese but I was raised bilingual. I found librivox on Youtube. I just listened to a book there and heard that we could volunteer to read the books, and I got interested. Found the idea fantastic! I am very into spirituality, theosophy, philosophy and so on. Those are the books I'm finding on Youtube. What about you? Where are you from? :D :D

msfry
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Post by msfry » May 30th, 2018, 1:49 pm

I am from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA thanks for asking. Fisherman's Paradise, they call it. Cajun country. The capital city, about 100 miles from New Orleans, and home to Louisiana State University -- Geaux Tigers! But, my mother is a native of Paris, who married a WW II fighter pilot and moved to America, so I guess I'm the daughter of an immigrant, and a decorated war hero! My Dad hailed from New Jersey, Yankee ingenuity and all, but he moved the family down South when I was but 2 years old. So I am a strange cultural mix. Alas, try as she might, my Mom could never make me speak French to her, and as she spoke to my Dad and his 3 boys in English (they didn't speak French), I wouldn't let her treat me differently. My loss. Totally.

I like mostly serious stuff: history, speeches, treatises, letters, biographies, but also children's books, short stories, humor and poetry. Being mostly a free-thinker, I find pretty much everything fascinating. I love to read aloud, but find some writers are harder to interpret than others.

Yes, to my shock and amazement I have run across many of my solos on YouTube and I have no idea who is putting them there. I download all my podcasts to my iPhone via iTunes and I get read to sleep every night! HA HA! It's marvelous, and free!
Michele Fry, CC
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"Knowing that a tomato is actually a fruit is Knowledge. Wisdom is not putting one in a fruit salad."
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