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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian aid helps Timorese farmers with new staple crop varietiesto tie up your animals, can't cut wood arbitrarily, and burn down trees," said
Australian aid helps Timorese farmers with new staple crop varieties
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 hours ago
to tie up your animals, can't cut wood arbitrarily, and burn down trees," said the village chief of Fadabloco, through the Peace Corps translator. "And you have to contain your animals so they don't ruin other people's crops." Photo: East... Read more
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Philly.com
Armstrong: Harris Wofford is one lucky guydidn't break the Internet, but the venerable Democrat, who worked with the Rev.
Armstrong: Harris Wofford is one lucky guy
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
didn't break the Internet, but the venerable Democrat, who worked with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and helped start the Peace Corps, got people talking. His relationship challenges traditional notions of heterosexuality and of love. A recent... Read more
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Alaska Public
Video: Transforming Adults Only: A Neighborhood InteractionPublic Media as a video producer. One random bit of information is that prior
Video: Transforming Adults Only: A Neighborhood Interaction
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
Public Media as a video producer. One random bit of information is that prior to graduate school Ellingson worked as a Peace Corps volunteer teaching English in Kazakhstan. Some of her fondest memories involve drinking fermented horse milk,... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens Human Rights Festival returns to downtownDancing Flowers for Peace/Festival Welcome/Repent At Leisure • 1:40 to 2 p.m.:
Athens Human Rights Festival returns to downtown
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted yesterday
Dancing Flowers for Peace/Festival Welcome/Repent At Leisure • 1:40 to 2 p.m.: Nuclear Watch South-Glenn Carroll/open mike/Peace Corps-Aaron Joslin • 2 to 2:30 p.m: Paul Lombard • 2:30 to 2:45 p.m.: Becky Rafter - Georgia Women’s Action for New... Read more
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Philly.com
'Dear Julia' at Magic Gardens: A visual love letter for Julia Zagarmonths later they wed. It was during the time of the Vietnam War and Isaiah did
'Dear Julia' at Magic Gardens: A visual love letter for Julia Zagar
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
months later they wed. It was during the time of the Vietnam War and Isaiah did not want to get drafted, so they joined the Peace Corps. In 1965 they arrived in Juliaca, Peru, a primitive area that was 13,000 feet above sea level near Lake Titicaca.... Read more
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The Mercury News
Carolyn Livengood: Skyline College in San Bruno launches partnership with Base 11City and internationally by the Young Dreamer Network that was formed in 2007 b
Carolyn Livengood: Skyline College in San Bruno launches partnership with Base 11
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
City and internationally by the Young Dreamer Network that was formed in 2007 by Executive Director Brian Buntz, a former Peace Corps Volunteer, middle school teacher, and business executive. Young Dreamer Network operates in the United States... Read more
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iol.co.za
Microgreens: ‘It’s definitely a slow food’oysters. “I definitely could not do this without supportive restaurants - that
Microgreens: ‘It’s definitely a slow food’
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
oysters. “I definitely could not do this without supportive restaurants - that's an important part of it,” said the former Peace Corps volunteer who is taking a year of unpaid leave from the US Foreign Service to focus full-time on her urban... Read more
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Alaska Public
I am an Ice Climber | INDIE ALASKAPublic Media as a video producer. One random bit of information is that prior
I am an Ice Climber | INDIE ALASKA
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
Public Media as a video producer. One random bit of information is that prior to graduate school Ellingson worked as a Peace Corps volunteer teaching English in Kazakhstan. Some of her fondest memories involve drinking fermented horse milk,... Read more
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Boston Globe
A rundown on Boston-area college commencementsSarah Bolton, president elect of The College of Wooster; author and illustrator
A rundown on Boston-area college commencements
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Sarah Bolton, president elect of The College of Wooster; author and illustrator Eric Carle; sportswriter Frank Deford; Peace Corps director Carrie Hessler-Radlet; playwright and screenwriter David Henry Hwang; singer-songwriter, producer, actor... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How Harris Wofford fell for a man 50 years his junioronly white student and, he believes, the first. (He transferred to Yale, from w
How Harris Wofford fell for a man 50 years his junior
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
only white student and, he believes, the first. (He transferred to Yale, from which he graduated.) He helped establish the Peace Corps. In the Senate in the 1990s, he championed universal health care and later worked with several nonprofit... Read more
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The News & Observer
How a former US senator fell for a man 50 years his junioronly white student and, he believes, the first. (He transferred to Yale, from w
How a former US senator fell for a man 50 years his junior
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
only white student and, he believes, the first. (He transferred to Yale, from which he graduated.) He helped establish the Peace Corps. In the Senate in the 1990s, he championed universal health care and later worked with several nonprofit... Read more
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Daily Mail
Marla Maples says she wants to make amends with Ivana Trumpwith Donald made her a tabloid fixture, and she recalled trying to flee the cov
Marla Maples says she wants to make amends with Ivana Trump
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
with Donald made her a tabloid fixture, and she recalled trying to flee the coverage in 1990 by going to work in the Peace Corps in Guatemala. RELATED ARTICLES Family reunion! Jessa Duggar and husband Ben fly to Central...Always on the... Read more
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New University
Education: A Peace Corps Perspectivediverse island nations that derives its spirit from the hearts of the people. S
Education: A Peace Corps Perspective
New University / Posted 5 days ago
diverse island nations that derives its spirit from the hearts of the people. She lives the life of a volunteer in the Peace Corps. Sunny Liu is a UCI graduate who joined the Peace Corps after her fourth year. She currently volunteers at the... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Abington rotary program offers new life for bikesthat would not only have a local impact but also an international one, she said
Abington rotary program offers new life for bikes
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
that would not only have a local impact but also an international one, she said. Years after he finished a stint as a Peace Corps volunteer, Pedals 4 Progress creator David Schweidenback realized that perfectly good bikes were being thrown... Read more
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The Morning Call
Former U.S. Sen. Harris Wofford, 90, is engaged to a man, 40rights of others. A Democrat, he took part in the Selma, Ala., march for votin
Former U.S. Sen. Harris Wofford, 90, is engaged to a man, 40
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
rights of others. A Democrat, he took part in the Selma, Ala., march for voting rights in 1965, and helped organize the Peace Corps under Kennedy. He was appointed in May 1991 to succeed Sen. John Heinz, R-Pa., who was killed in an aviation... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Boxer Tames Growling Bear and Biting Eagle?that some Buck Trust money should be spent on establishing a model training cen
Boxer Tames Growling Bear and Biting Eagle?
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
that some Buck Trust money should be spent on establishing a model training center at Marin's World College West where 50 Peace Corps Volunteers would train alongside 50 Soviets for three months, then serve together for 21 months in a developing... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Former Sen. Wofford, 90, is engaged to a man, 40rights of others. A Democrat, he took part in the Selma, Ala., march for votin
Former Sen. Wofford, 90, is engaged to a man, 40
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
rights of others. A Democrat, he took part in the Selma, Ala., march for voting rights in 1965, and helped organize the Peace Corps under Kennedy. He was appointed in May 1991 to succeed Sen. John Heinz (R., Pa.), who was killed in an aviation... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pictured together: Harris Wofford and his 40-old fiancethis article After Kennedy's win he took a job in administration and went onto
Pictured together: Harris Wofford and his 40-old fiance
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
this article After Kennedy's win he took a job in administration and went onto help Sargent Shriver found the Peace Corps. But he never considered running for office himself until decades later. It was in May 1991, after the former... Read more
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Philly.com
Love wins: Former Sen. Wofford, 90, is engaged to a man, 40rights of others. A Democrat, he took part in the Selma, Ala., march for votin
Love wins: Former Sen. Wofford, 90, is engaged to a man, 40
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
rights of others. A Democrat, he took part in the Selma, Ala., march for voting rights in 1965, and helped organize the Peace Corps under Kennedy. He was appointed in May 1991 to succeed Sen. John Heinz (R., Pa.), who was killed in an aviation... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
After losing wife of 48 years, former senator describes finding love with man 50 years his juniorWofford worked in the Kennedy administration as co-ordinator of Federal Civil R
After losing wife of 48 years, former senator describes finding love with man 50 years his junior
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Wofford worked in the Kennedy administration as co-ordinator of Federal Civil Rights Policy and also helped establish the Peace Corps. As a Democratic senator, he developed a reputation as a liberal. He met his wife, Clare, during the Second... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Abington Rotary program offers new life for bikesthat would not only have a local impact but also an international one, she said
Abington Rotary program offers new life for bikes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
that would not only have a local impact but also an international one, she said. Years after he finished a stint as a Peace Corps volunteer, Pedals 4 Progress creator David Schweidenback realized that perfectly good bikes were being thrown... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
GW senior to paddle 1,000 miles in world's longest canoe raceup the ‘becoming an adult’ process and make my friend’s dream come true,” Norma
GW senior to paddle 1,000 miles in world's longest canoe race
The GW Hatchet / Posted 6 days ago
up the ‘becoming an adult’ process and make my friend’s dream come true,” Norman said. Norman, who has interned for the Peace Corps since January, said her dream job would be anything that would let her travel and do humanitarian work. She is... Read more
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Philly.com
Love wins: Former Sen. Wofford, 90, is engaged to a man, 40for the rights of others. A Democrat, he took part in the Selma march for voti
Love wins: Former Sen. Wofford, 90, is engaged to a man, 40
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
for the rights of others. A Democrat, he took part in the Selma march for voting rights in 1965, and helped organize the Peace Corps under Kennedy. He was appointed in May 1991 to succeed Sen. John Heinz (R., Pa.), who was killed in an aviation... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Pa. senator, 90, announces same-sex marriage in op-edand glad for a challenging assignment from President Clinton involving national
Pa. senator, 90, announces same-sex marriage in op-ed
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 6 days ago
and glad for a challenging assignment from President Clinton involving national service," Wofford, who helped create the Peace Corps service organization, said. "But I also wondered what it would be like living by myself for the rest of my life.... Read more
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CBS News
Ex-senator, 90, announces same-sex marriageand glad for a challenging assignment from President Clinton involving national
Ex-senator, 90, announces same-sex marriage
CBS News / Posted 6 days ago
and glad for a challenging assignment from President Clinton involving national service," Wofford, who helped create the Peace Corps service organization, said. "But I also wondered what it would be like living by myself for the rest of my life.... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Meet a quiet hero of health care in Seattle’s Central District: Dr. Benjamin Danielsonshares that quality with other children who have lived in foster care, he says.
Meet a quiet hero of health care in Seattle’s Central District: Dr. Benjamin Danielson
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
shares that quality with other children who have lived in foster care, he says. When he was born in 1964, his mother — a Peace Corps volunteer with an aptitude for math and a master’s degree in wildlife biology — put him into foster care. His... Read more
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Daily Mail
Former senator reveals he will marry his new male partnerhim win the 'Negro vote.' After Kennedy's win he took a job in administration
Former senator reveals he will marry his new male partner
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
him win the 'Negro vote.' After Kennedy's win he took a job in administration and went onto help Sargent Shriver found the Peace Corps. But he never considered running for office himself until decades later. It was in May 1991, after the former... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Gerdes: Some things to consider when it comes to childhood vaccinationsoften surprised to learn an unvaccinated child may one day not be able to atten
Gerdes: Some things to consider when it comes to childhood vaccinations
Greeley Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
often surprised to learn an unvaccinated child may one day not be able to attend a state college, enlist in the military, peace corps or attend medical school. The other reality we have the luxury of ignorance to is these diseases were all too... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Full at lastof San Francisco. In her varied life, Liz had been a homemaker, an English tea
Full at last
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
of San Francisco. In her varied life, Liz had been a homemaker, an English teacher, a historian and, in her mid-60s, a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand. She’d married her college sweetheart, Jack Buehler, who went on to become a psychiatrist,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
AmeriCorps is helping both our city and our nationIf I learned anything in my two years of service in the Philippines as a Peace
AmeriCorps is helping both our city and our nation
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
If I learned anything in my two years of service in the Philippines as a Peace Corps volunteer, I learned that children are children. I get to wake up every morning and re-learn that through the work I do as an impact manager with City Year... Read more
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E! Online
How Chyna Paved the Way for Women in the WWEother than entering the ring. She studied Spanish Literature in college, had a
How Chyna Paved the Way for Women in the WWE
E! Online / Posted 9 days ago
other than entering the ring. She studied Spanish Literature in college, had a talent for foreign languages, served in the Peace Corps in Guatemala and had worked a handful of odd jobs including cocktail waitressing and singing in a band before she... Read more
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FabWags
Who is WWE Chyna's Boyfriend/ Husband?languages tо work fоr thе Federal Bureau оf Investigation оr Drug Enforcement A
Who is WWE Chyna's Boyfriend/ Husband?
FabWags / Posted 10 days ago
languages tо work fоr thе Federal Bureau оf Investigation оr Drug Enforcement Administration. Subsequently, ѕhе joined thе Peace Corps аnd wаѕ assigned tо Guatemala. Aftеr returning frоm abroad, ѕhе held ѕеvеrаl diffеrеnt jobs: a cocktail waitress... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Chyna, Legendary Pro Wrestler And Entertainer, Has Died At Age 45German and French. Chyna is a true humanitarian and has served in the US Army R
Chyna, Legendary Pro Wrestler And Entertainer, Has Died At Age 45
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
German and French. Chyna is a true humanitarian and has served in the US Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) and the Peace Corps, helping to teach illiterate third-world children to read. She is a strong supporter of the National Animal... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Chyna, WWE and reality show star, dead at 45N.Y., Chyna graduated from the University of Tampa in 1992 with a degree in Spa
Chyna, WWE and reality show star, dead at 45
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 10 days ago
N.Y., Chyna graduated from the University of Tampa in 1992 with a degree in Spanish Literature and, after a stint in the Peace Corps and several short-lived jobs, she began to compete in fitness competitions. Her first pro wrestling match came... Read more
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WALB Albany
Chyna, WWE and reality show star, dead at 45N.Y., Chyna graduated from the University of Tampa in 1992 with a degree in Spa
Chyna, WWE and reality show star, dead at 45
WALB Albany / Posted 10 days ago
N.Y., Chyna graduated from the University of Tampa in 1992 with a degree in Spanish Literature and, after a stint in the Peace Corps and several short-lived jobs, she began to compete in fitness competitions. Her first pro wrestling match came... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Chyna, WWE and reality show star, dead at 45N.Y., Chyna graduated from the University of Tampa in 1992 with a degree in Spa
Chyna, WWE and reality show star, dead at 45
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 10 days ago
N.Y., Chyna graduated from the University of Tampa in 1992 with a degree in Spanish Literature and, after a stint in the Peace Corps and several short-lived jobs, she began to compete in fitness competitions. Her first pro wrestling match came... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Chyna, WWE and reality show star, dead at 45N.Y., Chyna graduated from the University of Tampa in 1992 with a degree in Spa
Chyna, WWE and reality show star, dead at 45
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 10 days ago
N.Y., Chyna graduated from the University of Tampa in 1992 with a degree in Spanish Literature and, after a stint in the Peace Corps and several short-lived jobs, she began to compete in fitness competitions. Her first pro wrestling match came... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Chyna, WWE and reality show star, dead at 45N.Y., Chyna graduated from the University of Tampa in 1992 with a degree in Spa
Chyna, WWE and reality show star, dead at 45
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
N.Y., Chyna graduated from the University of Tampa in 1992 with a degree in Spanish Literature and, after a stint in the Peace Corps and several short-lived jobs, she began to compete in fitness competitions. Her first pro wrestling match came... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Chyna, WWE and reality show star, dead at 45N.Y., Chyna graduated from the University of Tampa in 1992 with a degree in Spa
Chyna, WWE and reality show star, dead at 45
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 10 days ago
N.Y., Chyna graduated from the University of Tampa in 1992 with a degree in Spanish Literature and, after a stint in the Peace Corps and several short-lived jobs, she began to compete in fitness competitions. Her first pro wrestling match came... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Chyna, WWE and reality show star, dead at 45N.Y., Chyna graduated from the University of Tampa in 1992 with a degree in Spa
Chyna, WWE and reality show star, dead at 45
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 10 days ago
N.Y., Chyna graduated from the University of Tampa in 1992 with a degree in Spanish Literature and, after a stint in the Peace Corps and several short-lived jobs, she began to compete in fitness competitions. Her first pro wrestling match came... Read more
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examiner.com
Former WWE star Chyna discovered dead at her Californa homelanguages to work for the Federal Bureau of Investigation or Drug Enforcement A
Former WWE star Chyna discovered dead at her Californa home
examiner.com / Posted 10 days ago
languages to work for the Federal Bureau of Investigation or Drug Enforcement Administration. Subsequently, she joined the Peace Corps and was assigned to Guatemala. However, upon her return to the US, she ended up working different jobs, including... Read more
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examiner.com
Former pro wrestler and actress Chyna dead at forty-fivethe University of Tampa with a major in Foreign Language (she could speak Spani
Former pro wrestler and actress Chyna dead at forty-five
examiner.com / Posted 10 days ago
the University of Tampa with a major in Foreign Language (she could speak Spanish, French and German fluently) joined the Peace Corps. Returning home from her assignment in Guatemala, Chyna worked a variety of odd jobs and trained as a fitness... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Chyna, Legendary Pro Wrestler And Entertainer, Has Died At Age 45German and French. Chyna is a true humanitarian and has served in the US Army R
Chyna, Legendary Pro Wrestler And Entertainer, Has Died At Age 45
KERA North Texas / Posted 10 days ago
German and French. Chyna is a true humanitarian and has served in the US Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) and the Peace Corps, helping to teach illiterate third-world children to read. She is a strong supporter of the National Animal... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
It's 'Death Down Under' on River Monsterswrong. Season 2 features seven men and three women. They include four survival
It's 'Death Down Under' on River Monsters
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
wrong. Season 2 features seven men and three women. They include four survival instructors of one sort or another; a Peace Corps game warden; fitness trainer; former Spanish special forces member; a former Army sniper/tracker; a Boy... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Laurence Leamer is featured author for Book FaireIowa 'Patriot-Chronicle,' a factory in France and educational television in Bos
Laurence Leamer is featured author for Book Faire
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Iowa 'Patriot-Chronicle,' a factory in France and educational television in Boston." After graduation, he joined the Peace Corps and served in Nepal. Leamer was awarded a Ford Fellow in International Development, which he used to the... Read more
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Philly.com
The Parent Trip: Sara Trohaugh and Brian Eckenrode of Mount AiryBoth loved to tell stories - of Yiayia's journey to the U.S. from Greece at age
The Parent Trip: Sara Trohaugh and Brian Eckenrode of Mount Airy
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
Both loved to tell stories - of Yiayia's journey to the U.S. from Greece at age 18, and their family's stint in the Peace Corps in what was then Zaire. "I remember meeting his grandparents and loving them immediately," Sara says. "I knew it... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
White River National Forest’s new No. 2 emphasizes partnershipsan ability he learned and embraced while working abroad in Latin America for a
White River National Forest’s new No. 2 emphasizes partnerships
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 11 days ago
an ability he learned and embraced while working abroad in Latin America for a total of 10 years while working as a Peace Corps volunteer following college, and then again a decade later. He returned to Honduras following Hurricane Mitch — a... Read more
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Summit Daily News
White River National Forest’s new No. 2 emphasizes partnershipsan ability he learned and embraced while working abroad in Latin America for a
White River National Forest’s new No. 2 emphasizes partnerships
Summit Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
an ability he learned and embraced while working abroad in Latin America for a total of 10 years while working as a Peace Corps volunteer following college, and then again a decade later. He returned to Honduras following Hurricane Mitch — a... Read more
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SaukValley.com
John D. Appenheimerthe University of Illinois and Southern Illinois University. After college grad
John D. Appenheimer
SaukValley.com / Posted 11 days ago
the University of Illinois and Southern Illinois University. After college graduation, he spent 2 years in Kenya with the Peace Corps. John later joined the Air Force where he did a tour of duty in Japan. John enjoyed reading, music theory,... Read more
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