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The Unicorn Has Landed

After 2 months of backpacking through South East Asia and Australia I can say I’m finally safe and sound back in ‘MURICAland!

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Peace Corps Cribs: South Africa

Soooo it’s been eight months since I moved to my site (10 months in South Africa) and honestly, I hit the jack pot!

Here is a video of my room! 19 more words

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My Typical Schedule

The day to day life as an Education Volunteer constantly changes. Unlike primary schools aka elementary schools, my school day to day schedule changes. Some days I teach for one hour and others about three hours. 236 more words

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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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