In this paper, I examine the role of a specific place, Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, as a particular grounding space on my autoethnographic journey. I assert this grounding space calls me to remember that I am, and will always be, a student of autoethnography.


Autoethnography, Storytelling, Space

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Peter Joseph Gloviczki (PhD, Mass Communication, University of Minnesota, 2012) works as an associate professor of communication at Coker University. His autoethnographies have appeared in Qualitative Inquiry, International Review of Qualitative Research, Journal of Loss and Trauma, The Qualitative Report and elsewhere. His first book is Journalism and Memorialization in the Age of Social Media (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). Correspondence regarding this article can be addressed directly to: pgloviczki@coker.edu.

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