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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
Papua New Guinea A Day in Papua New Guinea Aaron Petty
Tonga A Day's Gift in Tonga Paul Neville
Bulgaria A Letter From Bulgaria Eric Friedman
Russia A Letter From Russia Daphne Earley
Papua New Guinea A Single, Lucid Moment Robert Soderstrom
Paraguay A Taste of Success Rachel Pena
Swaziland Abundant Rewards Laura Stedman
Belize All It Takes Is Time Donna Statler
Malawi Amayi Makawa Tanya Elders
South Africa America Gave Me To You C Glin
Sierra Leone An African Beggar John Przywara
Sierra Leone An Inconvenience is an Adventure, Rightly Viewed J. Kinney Thiele
South Africa Angel Barbara Arrington
Ethiopia But No Postcards John Coyne
Sierra Leone Canaan Village Elva Heinz
Bolivia Changing Perspectives Christina Luongo
Kiribati Chores and Donuts Eric Kroetsch
Mongolia Cold Mornings Matthew Heller
Guinea-Bissau Cross Cultural Dialogue Roseanne Wollmering
Cameroon Development is Down this Road Abigail Calkins
Moldova Different Kinds Of Lessons In Moldova April Simun
Uzbekistan Doppas John Smart
Micronesia and Palau Everyone Everywhere Has Tales to Tell Carol Severance
Czech Republic Extended Families JoAnn Seibert