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Thousands of people have served in the Peace Corps, which makes for some pretty good storytelling. Use the search options below to browse Volunteer tales of service overseas.

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Kenya Profile: Young Lam Young Lam
Tanzania Taking Time Walter Hawkes
Turkmenistan Profile: Vivian Colon Vivian Colon
The Gambia Reasons for Joy Victoria Derr
Nigeria Shakespeare in Calabar Tom Hebert
Benin Profile: Tina Singleton Tina Singleton
Tonga Under the Tongan Sun Tina Martin
Burkina Faso Going Home Theresa Lawhon
Malawi Amayi Makawa Tanya Elders
Malawi Family Affair Tana Beverwyk
Senegal First Day Susan Rosenfeld
Niger Mariama Susan Rich
Namibia Profile: Suan Hanson Suan Hanson
Panama My Peace Corps Experience as a Native American Shawn Abeita
Guinea Peace Corps Runs in the Family Scott Gallagher
Thailand Hopi High Hailed as RPCV Magnet Saundra Schimmelpfennig
Senegal The Tao of Rice Sarah Snyder
Ghana Profile: Sam Bacote Samuel Bacote
Swaziland Wood-looking Sam Birchall
Uzbekistan Halloween In Tashkent Ruby Long
Guinea-Bissau Cross Cultural Dialogue Roseanne Wollmering
Guatemala Not A Waste Of Time At All Ronald Venezia
Kazakhstan The Train Ride Home Robin Solomon
Papua New Guinea A Single, Lucid Moment Robert Soderstrom
Mongolia Profile: Regina Wei Regina Wei