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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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Iran "Welcome to the Pace Corps" Donna Shalala
Paraguay A Taste of Success Rachel Pena
Malawi Amayi Makawa Tanya Elders
Sierra Leone An Inconvenience is an Adventure, Rightly Viewed J. Kinney Thiele
Sierra Leone Canaan Village Elva Heinz
Bolivia Changing Perspectives Christina Luongo
Guinea-Bissau Cross Cultural Dialogue Roseanne Wollmering
Moldova Different Kinds Of Lessons In Moldova April Simun
Malawi Family Affair Tana Beverwyk
Ecuador Finding Meaning In Hair Andrei Cotton
Somalia Finding My Village Charles Baquet
Sierra Leone Fishing in Sierra Leone Philip Hellmich
Burkina Faso Going Home Theresa Lawhon
Honduras Goods and Services Larissa Zoot
Cote D'ivoire Gravel in its Intestines? Elizabeth Whisenhunt
Uzbekistan Halloween In Tashkent Ruby Long
Kazakhstan Itam Jeffrey Fearnside
Ethiopia May the Circle Be Unbroken John Garamendi
Estonia Michael Kelly: Peace Corps Turning 40 Douglas Wells
Panama My Peace Corps Experience as a Native American Shawn Abeita
Dominican Republic Not Just Any Other Day Dianne Garyantes
Nicaragua Profile: Azikiwe Chandler Azikiwe Chandler
Ghana Profile: Behzad Roohi Behzad Roohi
Ecuador Profile: Kamila Alexander Kamila Alexander
Romania Profile: Lorna Babby (Oglala Sioux Tribe) Lorna Babby