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A Famous Wood Carver

Steve & Lois Hirst
Liberia 1962–1964

While watching him work on those pensive afternoons, I learned that Dru came from a family of carvers…

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No One Dared

Cynthia Tse Kimberlin
Eritrea 1962–1964

I was a member of the first Peace Corps group to Ethiopia and the first American woman of Chinese…

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Thumb Piano

Betty Hiebert
Lesotho 1993–1995

I had planned to travel after retiring from my long career in elementary education, and at age 63, I…

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African Sunset

Frank Mitchell
Tanzania 1961-1964

was ready to leave my magical, down-to-earth home at Bwiru Boys’ Secondary School, near Lake…

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Homage to Dignity

Nancy Gunkelman
Kenya – 1970-73

Faculty members asked me to produce pen and ink illustrations for numerous topics. I made classroom…

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Bare Basic Mugs

Jacqueline Coolidge
Botswana, 1980-1982

I saw two kinds of volunteers in Botswana back in 1980.Some were endlessly resourceful and went…

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Asia

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EASTERN EUROPE AND
CENTRAL ASIA

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LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN

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NORTH AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST

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PACIFIC ISLANDS

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  1. Navigate the Globe: Zoom around the globe and search for authors by locations.
  2. Review Author List: Click on the list of authors’ names on the left panel.
  3. Useful Tips:
    1. To move any direction around the globe, hold the left-click button down as you move your mouse.
    2. View a story by clicking on the symbol near an author’s name & years of service.
    3. Close a story by clicking in upper right corner of the story panel.