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A national cemetery to honor Peace Corps volunteers


  On this Flag Day 2015, I think the time is long past overdue for our nation to honor those who have stood strong for the cause of peace through volunteering with the Peace Corps and other similar organizations. Their minimum … Continue reading

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From dreams to reality


On October 14, 1960, then Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy, first proposed the idea of the Peace Corps in a brief campaign speech made at 2:00 a.m. on the steps of the University of Michigan Union. The man who turned … Continue reading

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