Archive - May 11, 2020

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Peace Corps Journal Capital Readings Remembered # 1
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Why The Journals of Peace? Tim Carroll Tells Us (Nigeria)

Peace Corps Journal Capital Readings Remembered # 1

Peace Corps Journal U. S. Capital Readings Remembered   Monday, November 21, 1965 Participant                                                                              Time Slot Letitia Morse Lladoc                                                             5:00 p.m. Philippines 1964-66 Leyte Island Teacher: ESL Imagine President Kennedy has been dead for two years, but it’s amazing how, here on the island of Leyte in the Philippines so many miles away from the United States, you visit barrio homes and there on the wall is President Kennedy’s picture. People here always want to talk about President Kennedy and it’s nice because they talk about him as if he was a close friend. I feel so honored to be . . .

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Why The Journals of Peace? Tim Carroll Tells Us (Nigeria)

The Journals of Peace Making it happen by Tim Carroll (Nigeria 1963-66) In 1988, as the first Director of the National Council of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (NCRPCV), now the National Peace Corps Association, I felt a considerable part of my mandate was to bring our disparate numbers together, to gather us up to celebrate those feelings we had in common. A number of special events given under my tenure accomplished this in varying degrees of success, but none held the hearts of Peace Corps family as did the Journals of Peace. As the 25th anniversary of the death of President John Kennedy — the founder and much-loved hero of early Volunteers — approached, I made a call to St. Matthew’s Cathedral, the church that had been the site of JFK’s funeral service, and asked if we might have a memorial Mass that would include not only the traditional Showing . . .

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