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AllAfrica.com
Liberia Basketball Great Orea Wright - Balling for District-17 Legislative Seatin the Institution receiving increments in its budgetary allocations; infrastru
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
in the Institution receiving increments in its budgetary allocations; infrastructure development; reintroduction of the Peace Corps; addressed adult literacy of support staff and fostered a system of quality, integrity, and... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Native seed collectors help revegetate land in Boulder County30 volunteers were "repeats of many, many times." Paul Brunson, retired Arvada
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 4 days ago
30 volunteers were "repeats of many, many times." Paul Brunson, retired Arvada social worker, recently-returned Peace Corps volunteer, and veteran native seed collector, relishes the sense of connection. "There's a lot of camaraderie... Read more
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The Columbia County News-Times
Columbia County 4-H begins new chapter with new leaderor 23 national parks, and we did field research out in the western part of the
The Columbia County News-Times / Posted 4 days ago
or 23 national parks, and we did field research out in the western part of the United States." From there, Cody joined the Peace Corps, which took her on a new set of adventures, providing agriculture extension services, similar to her role now, in... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Ft. Lauderdale's studious spring-breakers now inconveniently handcuffed to ...?thumpingly lively, while also more dangerously scary. Upon graduation, I was i
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
thumpingly lively, while also more dangerously scary. Upon graduation, I was immersed in the slums of Bombay, India, as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Chuck took impressive positions with J. Walter Thompson, International Harvester, Fiat, etc. In... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Hubbard House CEO retires after ‘making a difference’ in lives of domestic violence victimsEven as a child Ellen Siler knew her life’s work would somehow help people. Sh
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
Even as a child Ellen Siler knew her life’s work would somehow help people. She started out in the Peace Corps in Jamaica in the early 1970s, then worked for YMCAs and the American Red Cross. In Jacksonville in 1990, she began an almost 30-year... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Hubbard House CEO retires after ‘making a difference’ in lives of domestic voilence victimsEven as a child Ellen Siler knew her life’s work would somehow help people. Sh
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
Even as a child Ellen Siler knew her life’s work would somehow help people. She started out in the Peace Corps in Jamaica in the early 1970s, then worked for YMCAs and the American Red Cross. In Jacksonville in 1990, she began an almost 30-year... Read more
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The Hill
A bolder, better deal for all Americansensure free college, technical or apprenticeship education to every high school
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
ensure free college, technical or apprenticeship education to every high school graduate who volunteers for the military, peace corps or qualified non-profit for three years. We can ensure every grade student gets a tablet or computer to learn on,... Read more
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KECI Missoula
30 things travelers should do before turning 30range from staple orgs such as Habitat for Humanity operating in all 50 U.S. st
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 days ago
range from staple orgs such as Habitat for Humanity operating in all 50 U.S. states and nearly 100 other countries, to the Peace Corps, which offers some shorter programs than the usual two-year stint. Projects Abroad is designed specifically for... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
30 things travelers should do before turning 30range from staple orgs such as Habitat for Humanity operating in all 50 U.S. st
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 days ago
range from staple orgs such as Habitat for Humanity operating in all 50 U.S. states and nearly 100 other countries, to the Peace Corps, which offers some shorter programs than the usual two-year stint. Projects Abroad is designed specifically for... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
30 things travelers should do before turning 30range from staple orgs such as Habitat for Humanity operating in all 50 U.S. st
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 days ago
range from staple orgs such as Habitat for Humanity operating in all 50 U.S. states and nearly 100 other countries, to the Peace Corps, which offers some shorter programs than the usual two-year stint. Projects Abroad is designed specifically for... Read more
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News 8000
30 things travelers should do before turning 30range from staple orgs such as Habitat for Humanity operating in all 50 U.S. st
News 8000 / Posted 6 days ago
range from staple orgs such as Habitat for Humanity operating in all 50 U.S. states and nearly 100 other countries, to the Peace Corps, which offers some shorter programs than the usual two-year stint. Projects Abroad is designed specifically for... Read more
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The News & Observer
White supremacy protests in Charlottesville, Va., devolve into a chaotic day of violenceshort that promotes world peace and friendship. Watch and learn about the uniqu
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
short that promotes world peace and friendship. Watch and learn about the unique experience and benefits of service as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Former football star and TV pitchman O.J. Simpson appears before Nevada parole board members on... Read more
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The News & Observer
Car plows into crowd at Charlottesville protest leaving 1 dead, at least 19 injuredshort that promotes world peace and friendship. Watch and learn about the uniqu
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
short that promotes world peace and friendship. Watch and learn about the unique experience and benefits of service as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Former football star and TV pitchman O.J. Simpson appears before Nevada parole board members on... Read more
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EuroNews
Go South! Youth Ambassador Program Fosters Ties to Latin Americathe same," said Zeng, who is interested in studying international business and
EuroNews / Posted 9 days ago
the same," said Zeng, who is interested in studying international business and Spanish, and also looking at going into the Peace Corps. "I would love to study abroad in Latin America because I want to become fluent in Spanish. I really want to... Read more
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NBC News
The incredible story of a boy surviving an unimaginable massacre in Guatemalathe same,” said Zeng, who is interested in studying international business and
NBC News / Posted 9 days ago
the same,” said Zeng, who is interested in studying international business and Spanish, and also looking at going into the Peace Corps. “I would love to study abroad in Latin America because I want to become fluent in Spanish. I really want to... Read more
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Philly.com
Trump can't help boasting, even if it means war with North Koreaof a federal courthouse in Tennessee. In their first 100 days, Truman ended Wor
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
of a federal courthouse in Tennessee. In their first 100 days, Truman ended World War II, John Kennedy established the Peace Corps, Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act, and Barack Obama signed the $800 billion stimulus that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
State Department Press Briefing on Agoa Forumof a Togolese entrepreneur, who is tall, like me - you can’t see me, but I’m ta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
of a Togolese entrepreneur, who is tall, like me - you can’t see me, but I’m tall - Olowo-n'djo Tchala - and an ex-Peace Corps volunteer who’s less tall, from Washington state, Rose Hyde. Short version of the story is that these two got... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Benjamin, Clemens retire from physicians groupwas born in Nashville, Tenn., and grew up in Little Rock. After serving two yea
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
was born in Nashville, Tenn., and grew up in Little Rock. After serving two years in Nigeria in the Peace Corps, he attended medical school at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine in Little Rock. He was an intern at... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
“Seventy percent of medical debt is held by people who are insured”have, because capitalists make a profit, instead of having resources evenly dis
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 15 days ago
have, because capitalists make a profit, instead of having resources evenly distributed. This former journalist and Peace Corps member says, “we live in a society that makes you buy [socialism] like healthcare.” Shure talks with Bubala,... Read more
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The Herald News
From the Pulpit: Honesty, wisdom and public servicewith no higher thoughts than to provide themselves and their families with a co
The Herald News / Posted 15 days ago
with no higher thoughts than to provide themselves and their families with a comfortable life, many signed up for the Peace Corps (and later VISTA); some devoted their lives to fighting for justice and towards alleviating poverty in inner... Read more
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Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
Local pickle maker gets rejected from Minnesota State Fair contest, wins a playthe volatile 1960s in integrated schools. She dealt with mean girls in junior h
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
the volatile 1960s in integrated schools. She dealt with mean girls in junior high school. She served for two years in the Peace Corps. She wrote a book titled “The Good Corporate Citizen.” In other words, Rubenstein is no shrinking violet when it... Read more
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The News & Observer
Stranded college band members perform roadside concertshort that promotes world peace and friendship. Watch and learn about the uniqu
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
short that promotes world peace and friendship. Watch and learn about the unique experience and benefits of service as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Former football star and TV pitchman O.J. Simpson appears before Nevada parole board members on... Read more
18d
Zero Hedge
Special Counsel Mueller Adds Another Obama Ally To His Teamwas accused of plotting to have Andres killed. A graduate of Notre Dame and Un
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
was accused of plotting to have Andres killed. A graduate of Notre Dame and University of Chicago Law School, Andres was a Peace Corps volunteer in Benin from 1989 to 1992. He is married to Ronnie Abrams, a U.S. district judge in Manhattan... Read more
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The Star
Former U.S. Justice Department official joins Mueller teamwas accused of plotting to have Andres killed. A graduate of Notre Dame and Un
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
was accused of plotting to have Andres killed. A graduate of Notre Dame and University of Chicago Law School, Andres was a Peace Corps volunteer in Benin from 1989 to 1992. He is married to Ronnie Abrams, a U.S. district judge in Manhattan... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Former US Justice Department official joins Mueller teamaccused of plotting to have Andres killed. A graduate of Notre Dame and Univer
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
accused of plotting to have Andres killed. A graduate of Notre Dame and University of Chicago Law School, Andrews was a Peace Corps volunteer in Benin from 1989 to 1992. He is married to Ronnie Abrams, a U.S. district judge in Manhattan... Read more
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Reuters
Former Justice Department official joins Mueller teamaccused of plotting to have Andres killed. A graduate of Notre Dame and Univer
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
accused of plotting to have Andres killed. A graduate of Notre Dame and University of Chicago Law School, Andrews was a Peace Corps volunteer in Benin from 1989 to 1992. He is married to Ronnie Abrams, a U.S. district judge in Manhattan... Read more
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E! Online
Sofia Vergara Wants to Sell You Underwear—For a Good Causeto do it with killer underwear," Black, who also started the Seven Bar Foundati
E! Online / Posted 19 days ago
to do it with killer underwear," Black, who also started the Seven Bar Foundation, adds. "Not everyone can go join the Peace Corps but you can make a conscious choice of the first thing you put on in the morning and we created that choice... Read more
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Al.com
New magistrate judge takes the bench in Huntsville's federal courthousefor the Constructive Resolution of Disputes; an AmeriCorps team leader in Charl
Al.com / Posted 19 days ago
for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes; an AmeriCorps team leader in Charleston, South Carolina; and a member of the Peace Corps in Mali, West Africa. Former Alabama State Bar President Richard Raleigh, who served as the Chair of the Merit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
‎Peace Corps Speaks - We Only 'Lobbied Senators', We Didn't Bribe ThemThe promoters of Nigerian Peace Corps have said they carried out 'intense lobby
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
The promoters of Nigerian Peace Corps have said they carried out 'intense lobbying' of lawmakers before they rammed through a bill that seeks to upgrade their non-governmental organisation into a federal law enforcement agency. PREMIUM TIMES... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Broomfield volunteer event to recognize those who give time, energy to cityman who embodied the spirit of humanitarianism. "This year, I would like to ho
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
man who embodied the spirit of humanitarianism. "This year, I would like to honor an individual who gave his life to the Peace Corps and then unfortunately passed away in Panama, Cody Oser," Ahrens said. A special tribute will be paid to Oser at... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Trump's transgender ban sensible, scientificqualify for breast enhancement surgery on the tax dime? If the left wants to c
The Alliance Review / Posted 20 days ago
qualify for breast enhancement surgery on the tax dime? If the left wants to conduct its insane social experiments in the Peace Corps it can be my guest, but taxpayers should completely reject gender experimentation in the Marine Corps. Any... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Harlandale teacher Arévalo went the extra mile for his studentsto graduate from high school, Arévalo enrolled at San Antonio College and earne
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
to graduate from high school, Arévalo enrolled at San Antonio College and earned an associate degree before joining the Peace Corps in 1970. Though he never served in the miliary, Arévalo taught in Peru with the Peace Corps, living in Lima and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The First African-American Woman to Travel to Space Shares How She Finds Solutions to the World's Biggest ProblemsBefore her tenure as a NASA astronaut, Jemison practiced medicine across the wo
Stamford Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
Before her tenure as a NASA astronaut, Jemison practiced medicine across the world, and served as a medical officer in the Peace Corps, overseeing care in Sierra Leone and Liberia when she was just 26-years-old. The physician and engineer is also... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The First African-American Woman to Travel to Space Shares How She Finds Solutions to the World's Biggest ProblemsBefore her tenure as a NASA astronaut, Jemison practiced medicine across the wo
Connecticut Post / Posted 23 days ago
Before her tenure as a NASA astronaut, Jemison practiced medicine across the world, and served as a medical officer in the Peace Corps, overseeing care in Sierra Leone and Liberia when she was just 26-years-old. The physician and engineer is also... Read more
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The Hindu
The making of American diplomacya Tamil news channel. “Enakku veppam pidikkum (I like the heat),” says Greg Bau
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
a Tamil news channel. “Enakku veppam pidikkum (I like the heat),” says Greg Bauer, an Iowan who had earlier worked as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cambodia. “In Chennai it is 105º (Fahrenheit) today,” the instructor told him, in a promising tone,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
The First African-American Woman to Travel to Space Shares How She Finds Solutions to the World's Biggest ProblemsBefore her tenure as a NASA astronaut, Jemison practiced medicine across the wo
Greenwich Time / Posted 23 days ago
Before her tenure as a NASA astronaut, Jemison practiced medicine across the world, and served as a medical officer in the Peace Corps, overseeing care in Sierra Leone and Liberia when she was just 26-years-old. The physician and engineer is also... Read more
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The News-Times
The First African-American Woman to Travel to Space Shares How She Finds Solutions to the World's Biggest ProblemsBefore her tenure as a NASA astronaut, Jemison practiced medicine across the wo
The News-Times / Posted 23 days ago
Before her tenure as a NASA astronaut, Jemison practiced medicine across the world, and served as a medical officer in the Peace Corps, overseeing care in Sierra Leone and Liberia when she was just 26-years-old. The physician and engineer is also... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ellen Stryffeler to speak about Belize303 E. Lincoln Way, will host Ellen Stryffeler on Monday at 6 p.m. Ellen, a Uni
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 23 days ago
303 E. Lincoln Way, will host Ellen Stryffeler on Monday at 6 p.m. Ellen, a United Local graduate, will speak about the Peace Corps from her experiences in Belize. Learn about the culture and people of Belize in an hourlong presentation. Call... Read more
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The News & Observer
Ride breaks at Ohio State Fair, killing oneshort that promotes world peace and friendship. Watch and learn about the uniqu
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
short that promotes world peace and friendship. Watch and learn about the unique experience and benefits of service as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Former football star and TV pitchman O.J. Simpson appears before Nevada parole board members on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Will End Boko Haram, Secession Agitations in Three Months - Peace Corps BossThe Commandant General of the National Unity and Peace Corps (NUPEC), Dr. Chine
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
The Commandant General of the National Unity and Peace Corps (NUPEC), Dr. Chinedu Nneji has assured Nigerians that the Nigerian Peace Corps (NPC) will end Boko Haram insurgency and secession agitations all over the country within three months. Nneji... Read more
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The Hindu
A song for John F Kennedyhis ground in the Cuban crisis; faced flak for the Bay of Pigs invasion; pushed
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
his ground in the Cuban crisis; faced flak for the Bay of Pigs invasion; pushed for a Nuclear Test Ban Treaty; created the Peace Corps and Navy SEALs; initiated the civil rights revolution and began the space race that put man on the moon in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Golden Image Award Hosts 7th Anniversary - Several Dignitaries Get Accoladesnew 2017 Golden Image Award Ambassador, while some awardees included US Ambassa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
new 2017 Golden Image Award Ambassador, while some awardees included US Ambassador Elder, Actor Kofi Ajalolo of Ghana, US Peace Corps volunteers, and several other individuals of Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Senegal and Guinea. Prominent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Passes Peace Corps Bill Despite Reservations By Legal CommitteeAbuja — The Senate yesterday passed the bill establishing the Nigerian Peace Co
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Abuja — The Senate yesterday passed the bill establishing the Nigerian Peace Corps (NPC), to empower and provide employment for the youths, to facilitate peace, volunteerism, community services and nation building, despite reservations expressed by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Despite Stiff Opposition, Peace Corps Moves Closer to Becoming Legal Para-Military AgencyThe Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill to make the Nigerian Peace Corps a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
The Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill to make the Nigerian Peace Corps a para-military agency. The Senate adopted the conference report on the bill to establish the Nigerian Peace Corps, after it was so advised by its committee on judiciary,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Approves Report On Nigerian Peace Corps BillThe Nigerian senate today approved the report on the Nigerian peace corps bill.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
The Nigerian senate today approved the report on the Nigerian peace corps bill. The bill had scaled third reading hurdle at both Chambers of the National Assembly, but in the month of May 2, it suffered setback after the Senate declined adoption of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Finally Passes Peace Corps BillThe Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill to make the Nigerian Peace Corps a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
The Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill to make the Nigerian Peace Corps a para-military agency. The Senate adopted the conference report on the bill to establish the Nigerian Peace Corps, after it was so advised by its committee on judiciary,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate to Determine Peace Corps Fate TodayThe Senate will on Tuesday take a decision on the statutory backing sought for
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
The Senate will on Tuesday take a decision on the statutory backing sought for the Nigeria Peace Corps to become a para-military group. The Senate is expected to take decision on the bill to give statutory status to NPC, according to the day's order... Read more
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The Hill
Obama bemoans polarized politics in Michigan commencement speechspeeches at Michigan while delivering his own address. He made reference to Joh
The Hill / Posted 26 days ago
speeches at Michigan while delivering his own address. He made reference to John F. Kennedy's having laid out plans for the Peace Corps in Ann Arbor while running for president in 1960. Obama also noted President Lyndon Johnson's 1964 commencement... Read more
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Op-Ed News
America's Role In The New Erato the Civil War era, President Lincoln was admired throughout the world as a g
Op-Ed News / Posted 27 days ago
to the Civil War era, President Lincoln was admired throughout the world as a great liberator for abolishing slavery. The Peace Corps and similarly dedicated non-governmental agencies are good examples of American altruism. And for much of the 20... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DC film showing marks PH observance of disability weekMencie Hairston; Discovering Deaf Worlds President Shane Feldman; Embassy Publi
Inquirier.net / Posted 27 days ago
Mencie Hairston; Discovering Deaf Worlds President Shane Feldman; Embassy Public Diplomacy Officer Darell Artates; Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Pauline Spanbauer; deaf community advocate Shilpa Hanumantha and; Discovering Deaf Worlds Program... Read more
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