Peace Corps: Decatur grad talks ThaiThe following excerpt comes from The Federal Way Mirror in Federal Way, Washington, and was originally published on December 27, 2011.
One year into her Peace Corps service, Christine Duffy has grown to appreciate Thailands people and culture.
The experience has eliminated misconceptions she had about the nation. For one thing, they live simply. Theyre not all starving or living on dirt floors. Its not uncommon to find a resident in a tin house who happens to be browsing the Internet with an iPad while down the road, the local mayor lives in a lavish mansion.
While searching for a service-oriented career path, Duffy found the Peace Corps and eventually, the Peace Corps found her.
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