From Minas Gerais, a large inland state in southeastern Brazil, is known for colonial-era towns dating to the country’s 18th-century gold rush.
Hello, my name is Marcelo Almeida and I define myself as an Apple specialist, immigrant, and 501st volunteer Stormtrooper.
My intellectual and personal life has been an eclectic road weaving through the challenges of being an immigrant in the United State & an electrifying journey of personal growth.
Cosplaying allows me to create elaborate costumes and props with my best friend. Making other people smile in cons is an amazing feeling.
I'm an avid motorcycle rider and I like to work on my old 007 vintage bike.
My favorite things
Volunteering. Teaching and working with computers is gratifying but pales in comparison to the power of volunteering.
To support others, to bond with different communities, to contribute is a way to improve our world.
CITIES I'VE LIVE IN
Grew up in the small neighborhood Bairro Aparecida in Belo Horizonte
Bay Village, the tiniest and most friendly neighborhood in Boston, MA.
Japan was a very brief encounter, but an unforgettable one.
365 days of blue skies, hiking and comic con.
Computer Science High School
Media & Communications Associates
Information Technology Bachelor of Science
A 13 years old me with about 30 words of English in my vocabulary. Visiting Harvard University with my family. Photo by friend Carl Sletten.
You are far away, you are always close to my heart.
Early morning in Uganda's capital. Took this photo before leaving for Entebbe in the countryside.
"Animals are such agreeable friends—they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.” George Eliot, British Author
Los Angeles Times interview during comic con. @ 1:55
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