Peace Corps Valentines: GU Couple Celebrate in Republic of Georgia
Melissa Kuhlman (G'09) and Sam Harris (G'08), a young married couple who went to graduate school at Georgetown, will spend their Valentines Day in the Republic of Georgia as Peace Corps volunteers.
The past two years have been a little unusual, Kuhlman says of the American romantic holiday. Valentines Day is not such a big celebration here in the little town of Akhalkalaki, Georgia. Last year, we settled for a celebratory chocolate bar and watching a movie on the computer at home.
But she says there's an Armenian holiday, Terendes, that falls right around Valentines day which involves newlywed couples leaping over a bonfire something a little different from flowers and champagne.
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