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Your Dad, The Dog Whisperer II

Dear boys,

During my National Service, there were plenty of time for me to come into contact with dogs. While as a Regimental Policeman, I have to duty to ensure the integrity of the camp I’m guarding are robust. 778 more words

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Eating Out in Twenty-Nine Palms: Honoring National Service

Eating Out in Twenty-Nine Palms, Honoring National Service   

                                                  —by Jinny Batterson

During part of our most recent political transition, in late 2016, I spent several days in the desert interior of southern California, exploring the area around Joshua Tree National Park. 716 more words

Peace Corps Level Care For Natural Hair

If you’re a typical natural who’s just been accepted to Peace Corps, one of the first things you probably thought was, “Lord, what am I gonna do with this hair?” Will my favorite products be available? 1,119 more words

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The Battle Against Insecurity

Submitted by WSC AmeriCorps member Sara Seelmeyer, United Way of King County

My name is Sara, and I’m an AmeriCorps member serving at United Way of King County through the Washington Service Corps. 334 more words

Stories Of Service

Raison d'être une VISTA

This time last year, I was working as a substitute teacher, planning my wedding, and anxiously waiting to hear back from the graduate programs I had applied to. 507 more words


Thank You: From a Black Peace Corps Volunteer to a Black President

On October 11,  2008, I woke up in the middle of the night to stand outside and wait for the Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama to speak. 1,424 more words

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