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How to join the Peace Corps

Thinking of joining the Peace Corps? Think harder.
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Peace Corps: The First Year

Society & Culture : Huffington Post: Impact Blog (last year)

When I joined the Peace Corps one year ago, I wouldn't have imagined my life to be anything like it is today. In my mind, Peace Corps Ethiopia would be a risky but rewarding adventure, with a lack of electricity and running water, a... Read Post

Spending measure allows abortion coverage for Peace Corps volunteers

Politics / US Politics : The Federal Eye (yesterday)

Congress and President Obama this week halted a 35-year ban on federal abortion assistance for Peace Corps volunteers with their approval of a government-wide spending bill. The legislation extends abortion coverage to Peace Corps v... Read Post

Esther Katcoff: Peace Corps Guilt

Society & Culture : Huffington Post: Impact Blog (2 years ago)

I tell people I joined the Peace Corps to understand what it means to be poor, but that´s just part of the story. I joined the Peace Corps to figure out how to escape the guilt of having so much while other people have so little. Read Post

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