Much more than just the village crazy

March 21, 2018 Jackie Gannon (Namibia, 2011-2013) remembers an eccentric character in town who scared Peace Corps staff but became one of her best friends....

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Internet in the Andes

March 21, 2018 Greg Emerson (Peru, 2003-2005) tells the story of how a small village in the Peruvian Andes, without electricity, came to find the Internet....

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A 50-year Peace Corps journey

March 21, 2018 Marian Rivman (Philippines, 1966-1968) talks about why she joined the Peace Corps in 1966, and how the experience continued to shape her life 50 years later....

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A dog falls in a latrine and finds himself

March 21, 2018 Travis Tinney (Kyrgyzstan, 2009-2011) remembers Pinto, an unlucky dog who overcame significant obstacles on the path to redemption....

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When My Village Enemy Ate My Cat

March 20, 2018 Josh Norman (Togo, 2000-2002) remembers The General, and his untimely end at the hands of an unfriendly neighbor....

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The time I almost bled to death in Africa

March 18, 2018 Rick Barley (Uganda, 2007-2010) remembers a close call in the heart of Africa....

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A Cookie in Macedonia

March 11, 2018 Sarah Porter (Macedonia, 2005-2007) reflects on what happens when an American work ethic meets an unpaid local schoolteacher....

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