At her retirement party, Lynne Newlon thought she was saying goodbye to her 30-year career in public service. For her, retirement meant more time at home with family and friends and finally tackling the stubborn home projects she had put off for years.
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and the Peace Corps is especially proud to recognize the work and contributions of all of our AAPI Volunteers do to spread peace around the world.
One participant had documented a sick man’s trip to a clinic riding on a wooden sled dragged by oxen. Another had photographed a boy immediately after a man had whipped him across the face, and then she chased the man down and photographed him too.