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Toughening up in the Peace Corps (Peace Corps Part II)

Peace Corps is exactly as one of its more famous slogans describes it: “The toughest job you’ll ever love.”

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What Its Like to Serve in the Peace Corps: Patience, Failures and the Weird

Apart from perpetually winning all barroom bets on “weirdest thing ever eaten” and “longest time without a shower” the Peace Corps can offer a powerful launch-pad for budding young international specialists, a two-year respite for those getting cabin fever in their fluorescent lit cubicle, or even a great way to switch careers or begin retired life.

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