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The Roller Coaster Ride That is the Peace Corps

During our 2-month pre-service training we were told, on more than one occasion, that this would be a roller coaster ride and indeed it has been. Nary a day goes by when I ask myself, “What is my purpose here?” … Continue reading

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Herding Cats

Yesterday a group of 3rd graders came to the Guidance Office proclaiming there were kids in the classroom standing on desks and misbehaving. I asked them where their teacher was and they said she left. They said she had put … Continue reading

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Election Day

“We are ready,” said a spokesman for the Police High Command. If you have been following the news in Jamaica for the past two months, then you know that today, December 29th, is election day. When I arrived in Jamaica … Continue reading

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