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Proof that some of the things I say actually stick! Thank you Vola!

There’s a lot going on this picture so lets break it down. 125 more words

Keeping Peace Corps Volunteers healthy, one text at a time

This story is also posted on the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy blog.

Today, refilling your medicine cabinet with bandages and over the counter medicine from your local drugstore may seem like a trivial task, but for Peace Corps volunteers working in remote villages around the world, this task can be much more challenging. 379 more words

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Inspirational Individuals

If you are interested in reading about the journeys of my fellow volunteers, here are some blog links! They will make you laugh, cry, and have a lot of crazy stories to tell at the next party you go to. 622 more words


I recently returned from my 1 year In Service Training, a conference that Peace Corps organizes to bring all of my fellow health volunteers together at the halfway point in our service.  643 more words

Peace Corps Director Hessler-Radelet's Message on International Education Week

“Education opens minds, expands the horizon and frees the soul. It builds confidence, brings people together and opens doors. Education is a fundamental part of the Peace Corps Experience.” … 111 more words

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School has started......Finally!

I apologize for not making a blog post in awhile. I am still trying to figure out my routine.

School has “technically” started for 16 days now. 442 more words

Swimming in Rice Paddies, or biking in Cambodia

Despite the catchy title, this post is more about biking, and my lack of ability to do it well. That said, these rice paddies do sneak up on you, and I am surrounded. 1,673 more words