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Sarah Prasuhn, a 34-year-old filmmaker raised in the midwest, came to Philly a year ago.
She was searching for a city to set up shop after getting priced out of Portland and, thanks to a remote membership at Indy Hall, she was already aware there was a strong geek community in town.
“I knew a few of the nominees, but nothing could have prepared me for the overwhelming sense of community and belonging I would feel tonight,” wrote Prasuhn in a Medium post on Monday.
— Philly Geek Awards (@PHLGeekAwards) October 19, 2016
In her event recap — aptly titled “Don’t count Philly out: a Geek Awards tale” — Prasuhn opened up about the woes of the West Coast entertainment industry, professed her admiration for Philly nerds and pointed out the sense of possibility within the local creative community.
— Alex Hillman (@alexhillman) October 18, 2016
“When I left tonight I found myself grateful. Grateful that Philly is the place I’m in now. Grateful that I left LA, grateful for humans who do things, and grateful that whatever I create in this place will have a home,” she wrote.-30-
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