AA Bastian Website

New Website

If you’re looking for the book, here’s the new website: http://aabastian.com

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Denied 3x: Visa denied to Deaf Researcher

The US Embassy Bangkok denied Tosawan Malabuppha’s visa for the third time earlier today.

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US-Thai Relations

US Embassy Bangkok Denies Visa

Tosawan Malabuppha said that the second officer reviewing her case spoke with the first officer who had denied her visa before denying it a second time. Did not seem to care about new evidence or new letter of support from Congressman Van Hollen.

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Congressman Chris Van Hollen, Jr

Rep Van Hollen supports People with Disabilities

Congressman Chris Van Hollen has written Tosawan Malabuppha (Thai Deaf Research Assistant), a letter of support to obtain a visa to present at the Mormon History Association conference June 4-7.

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Books Alive Conference.2 Receiving Feedback

Taking Feedback from Professional Agents

Organizers of the Books Alive Conference in Bethesda, Maryland yesterday invited to me to pitch my book to professional agents and receive feedback in front of a live audience.

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Sovereign of Seas Model

Model Ships

Don’t miss this photo gallery of 17th and 18th century model ships.

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United States Naval Academy

I toured the US Naval Academy to learn about seamanship, sailing, and ships. Their ship models are the best in the world. Here are some highlights:

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