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Shane Haga
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Mr. Funny Man
"Did you know I can pick you up by your ears!? Just hold on to my arms and I'll show you!" I bent down to perform this superhuman feat for my friends' young daughter, and she clasped on to my wrists.  In a moment that felt completely outside of myself, it h...

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The Cancer Filter
I ended the phone call with as emphatic of an "I love you" as I could manage, with my voice broken by sobs.  The voice on the other side, I had never heard before, but I knew it belonged to what I could only venture to guess was my father, heavily influence...

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The Art of Taking a Pitch
It was the only thing I insisted go on display at the memorial, knowing that it's significance would largely go overlooked.  The leather is worn from years of use, even cracked in many places. The lacing stands out drastically in comparison to the rest of t...

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It was the only thing I insisted go on display at the memorial, knowing that it's significance would largely go overlooked.  The leather is worn from years of use, even cracked in many places. The lacing stands out drastically in comparison to the rest of t...

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Academics of Life
Just one short week after arriving in Tijuana, Mexico, I found myself standing in front of a group of talented young athletes wondering what exactly it was I had gotten myself into.  How is it, that less than two years ago I, myself, was a guest on such a t...

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A Hope for Sport
You are a great person, but I don't care about that.  Your intelligence is off the charts, but I don't care about that.  You think deeply, when you have the time, and have the potential to offer meaningful advice, but I don't care about that.  Now, your str...

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Blessed By Accident
I dream a lot.  Some of my dreams are very vivid and stick with me, some are reoccurring, and others fade away from memory before I can even open my eyes.  And then there are the nightmares.  There are the strange nightmares where for some reason lights won...

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Long-overdue Update
When I decided to name my blog "Shane Meets World" I was mostly thinking about my undying love for the show Boy Meets World (greatest show ever, don't even challenge me on it).  Little did I expect the nearly prophetic meaning as I have ended up globetrotti...

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A New Perspective
I made a simple decision before making my journey to Tijuana, Mexico.  I was going to do this school the right way.  Unlike college, where I generally coasted my way to good grades and a degree, I was going to give this school my full attention.  Both in cl...

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The Next Step
I'm going back to school! Well...sort of.  Discipleship Training School in Ensenada, Mexico.  "Schwat are you talking about, Shane?"  You may ask.  Alright, I'll tell you.  In 2014, I did two things that were legitimately transformational and life-changing....
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