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Who Am I? (And Why You Should Follow Me)

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Hey Steemit! I'm Liam
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And I was supposed to live the "American Dream". My story starts back at a small Liberal Arts College in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. I was 18 years old, full of adventure and eager to get an education.

Honestly, the college was a perfect fit for me. I was in the honors program, I was getting good grades and I lived right next door to some of the most beautiful mountains in the world. Everything was awesome, except Freshman year left me with $20,000 in student loan debt.

So I decided to DROP OUT!

That fall, when all of my friends started to go back to college, I decided to do something that would absolutely terrify me.. I went on a 2 month backpacking trip across Europe! Alone, and with no real plan, I left the United States for the first time in my life.

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In Europe, I hitchhiked from Prague to Berlin...

Watched the most beautiful sunset I've ever seen over the Austrian Alps..

And made some of the coolest friends.

The trip was AMAZING! I pushed myself to my limits socially, and, as a result, I met amazing people and had some of the best experiences of my life. It's safe to say that Europe was my most life changing journey to date.

But those two months flew by and I needed something to do next. Looking to one up my last adventure, I decided to spend the winter at the base of a ski resort in Utah. And well.. Things started to take off

Jumped off of the 40ft roof of the hotel just to get this shot

That gap is 90ft. And yes, that's me in the air.

This winter it snowed over 600 inches in Alta, Utah making it the most epic winter I've ever had. It even snowed over 36" in 24 hours once and we weren't allowed outside for the whole day!

Then, all of a sudden, those 5 months were over and I was stuck looking for something to do. So I did what any logical person would do..

I packed up and moved to somewhere over 3,000 miles away from home, California, and I did it all to start a business with my two best friends, Shane and Jack.

Now we are here, living in a studio apartment, trying to make things work. Oh yeah and we also Vlog sometimes!

So that's my story so far. I'm a 20 year old kid who's trying to live life the fullest each and every day. Currently, I live in Huntington Beach, California and am starting a Video Production/ Facebook Ad business. Follow along to hear the rest of the story and learn with me on this journey!

Thanks For Reading!

If you made it this far, thank you! It means so much that you liked my post enough to even read to here.
I am going to be posting on Steem everyday about my journey and the lessons I learn on the way so if that's something you'd be interested follow along!

Also this is my first post so if you liked this, disliked it or have any tips for me please comment below. I'd love to hear from you so I can start making better content.

That's all for today..

See ya!

-Liam

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Welcome to Steemit Liam 🙂. I did read the whole post as it was an interesting read. Upvoted and followed you - the vlogging part is interesting as well as the video production part. Good luck on all the adventures and have fun here on Steemit! 🙂

Welcome Liamoreilly to Steemit!! . I hope you enjoy your time here, its a great community :) Nice post, i will follow your account, please follow me !

Thanks Khunpoom. Followed you right back!

Welcome to Steemit @liamoreilly! It is great to have you here! :D

Thanks Minimalpris :)

Welcome to Steemit! It's good time to start create Steemit better :)

welcome to steemit @liamoreilly :D
following you now. :)

Thanks! I hope to make it to Thialand soon!

Jumping off the roof of a 40ft hotel to take a shot and an insane 90ft jump with a snowboard definitely deserves an upvote to say the least. And the two month backpacking trip across Europe is bad ass. Good luck on your business and welcome to steemit. I think you will do well here :)

Thanks for the encouragement :)

Welcome to Steem @liamoreilly I have upvoted and sent you a tip

Thanks so much!

Hey Liam,

Just twenty years old and achieved so much! It's great to see what an exciting life you've had so far! Well done!

As a first post, I think you've structured it really well - a good balance between photos and text and was really easy to read.

Take care,
Nick

Thanks Nick I really appreciate the feedback! :)

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So inspirational!
Welcome to Steemit!!!

I had some similar experiences to you. I went from Canada to Scotland and from there overland to India when I was nineteen (well, I only made it to Afghanistan that first trip. I was headed for India but ran out of health and money in Afghanistan. But I did make it to India a year later and stayed for 6 years.)

That's awesome. Traveling and experiencing different cultures is amazing. I know you mentioned your Uncle was born in India.. Do you have family over there? Or did you build a community from the ground up when you got there?

very interesting @liamoreilly !!!
Welcome to the family!!!!! And you are going to love it!!! :D

Follow me for motivation, inspiration, advices and quotes!!! ;)
Looking forward connecting with you!

Hello friends , hi @liamoreilly , welcome to steemit, best regards from me @zaritazahara, I come from indonesia, follow me, and i will follow you back, and do not forget to leave upvote on my post.
thank you nice to meet you.

Hey @liamoreilly! Welcome to the platform :]

Thanks buddy :)

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Welcome to Steemit @liamoreilly!

Welcome!
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Here a few tips for starters snce you probably won't get any advice from those who comment under here, here's what I gathered thus far.

It's tough to make money at first so if that's your main cause to be on here grind that into your head straight away, that doesn't mean you shouldn't post content, you should, but enganging with others in the comment sections to grow your following is your best bet. Which categories?

Probably the introduce yourself one and the photography section but you can choose things that you have knowledge about too and then go from there just know that there is a lot of crap on here so plowing through that just to connect with others can be tough. Cheers.

Thanks for the tips. I'm here to try :)

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Congratulations to join, I hope I can follow you and you will also do the same.

I have the latest information from my post, which maybe you can take a moment to see it. Have a nice day!

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welcome to STEEMIT @liamoreilly!! show it you life and hope every one like it!

That's my plan :)