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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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China Profile: Helen Raffel Helen Raffel
Uzbekistan Profile: Jason Bennett Jason Bennett
Mozambique Profile: Jill Cadreau (Nishinabe Chippewa Tribe) Jill Cadreau
Thailand Profile: Lanette Woo Lanette Woo
Romania Profile: Lorna Babby (Oglala Sioux Tribe) Lorna Babby
Sierra Leone Profile: Merry Hutton Merry Hutton
Bolivia Profile: Mike Dockry (Citizen Potawatomi Nation) Michael Dockry
Ghana Profile: Mike Tubianosa Mike Tubianosa
Ecuador Profile: Patrick Smith Patrick Smith
Mongolia Profile: Regina Wei Regina Wei
Namibia Profile: Suan Hanson Suan Hanson
Kenya Profile: Young Lam Young Lam
Benin Project Panther Helena Hart
Guatemala Que milagro! Kerrie Resendes
Burkina Faso Saying Goodbye Caroline Chambre
Nigeria Shakespeare in Calabar Tom Hebert
Uzbekistan The Importance Of Drinking Tea Jake Jones
China The New Retirement: Peace Corps in the Golden Years Judith Frey
Ethiopia The Pink Eraser Kate Collins
Kazakhstan The Train Ride Home Robin Solomon
Paraguay Volunteer Affects Generations to Come in South America Joseph Garcia
Honduras Women Can Learn Things Too Amber Davis-Collins