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All the things! 

Ok, not really all, but here’s the first 20 that pop into my head!

Things I’ll miss about South Africa:

1. Reading by candlelight. Sometimes you just don’t have electricty, and that’s ok. 279 more words

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What My Trip To America Taught Me

In the beginning of February, tragedy struck in my family and I had to leave my site for two weeks. Peace Corps South Africa and the Peer Support Alliance (formerly known as the Volunteer Support Committee) were a big support in helping me cope with losing someone close to me and the next steps that it took to prep to leave from South Africa. 890 more words

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Long-Term Whatnots

I write a lot about my primary work of availing health service in the villages, which is very fulfilling and takes up the bulk of my time here, but there are a few small projects I’ve kept up throughout my Peace Corps service that I feel it’s time I finally pay homage to. 615 more words

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Races. #17: Deloittes Pretoria Marathon

I ran the half marathon yesterday at the Deloittes Pretoria Marathon. The course was lovely, had a couple gnarly hills, but totally worth it. It ran through a lot of residential areas, but like nice residential. 518 more words

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Races. #16: BMW Modern Autohaus Marathon

Yesterday I ran another marathon~ 42 kilometers or 26.2 miles. I ran it just for fun, and a lot of Peace Corps volunteers were there running other distance, and my host mom and sister came too! 757 more words

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The Wonders of a Joy Box

When I was a Corps Member with City Year, my team leader had a joy jar that we would put our little joys in and read during the week. 673 more words

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When “Going to the Mountain” Does Not Involve S’mores

The final prompt for the Blogging Abroad Boot Camp: My new normal (aka the behaviors we required). One of the biggest PC adages in existence is that service makes you a completely different person. 910 more words