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Location:

United States

Twitter:

@rpcvnyc

Language:

English

Contact:

917-543-4067


Episodes

Episode 15 - Peter's $#!{{? Day

12/18/2016
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Peter Clark (Kyryzstan, 2009-2010) recalls a challenging day on the playground early in his service, and we take a look back at the scatological memories that defined his service as emcee of the Peace Corps Story Slam in the final episode of Season 1.

Duration:00:08:22

Episode 14 - A Gambian Funeral

12/2/2016
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Ryan Smith (The Gambia, 2007-2009) sees how a community deals with death during his first months in the Peace Corps.

Duration:00:12:38

Episode 13 - Sometimes you just have to vomit

11/18/2016
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Julie Behrens (Honduras, 2004-2006) takes her first work trip and almost makes it home in one piece.

Duration:00:13:23

Episode 12 - Josh makes a tough decision

11/4/2016
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Josh Norman (Togo, 2000-2002) remembers a tough decision when he had to choose between a project and a person.

Duration:00:10:58

Episode 11 - Breaking the rules of partying in the Peace Corps

10/21/2016
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Jane Garcia Buhks (Nicaragua, 2010-2012) and Robyn Fiedler (Nicaragua, 2011-2013) remember a night where they broke all the rules of partying, but they got through it together.

Duration:00:14:30

Episode 10 - The day I almost tasted heaven

10/7/2016
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Sarah Porter (Macedonia, 2005-2007) discovers how sweet a little taste of home can be.

Duration:00:10:58

Episode 09 - Giving thanks in the shadow of 9/11

9/22/2016
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Shawna Miller (Honduras, 2001-2003) saw the events of September 11 from a distance, but experienced a closeness she didn’t expect.

Duration:00:11:31

Episode 08: If only I'd killed that chicken

9/9/2016
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To Teresa Liu (East Timor, 2003-2005), why did the chicken cross the road? takes on life or death consequences.

Duration:00:09:36

Episode 07 - Much more than just the village crazy

8/26/2016
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Jackie Gannon (Namibia, 2011-2013) remembers an eccentric character in town who scared Peace Corps staff but became one of her best friends.

Duration:00:11:28

Episode 06: Internet in the Andes

8/9/2016
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Greg Emerson (Peru, 2003-2005) tells the story of how a small village in the Peruvian Andes, without electricity, came to find the Internet.

Duration:00:11:36

Episode 05: A 50-year Peace Corps journey

7/5/2016
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Marian Rivman (Philippines, 1966-1968) talks about why she joined the Peace Corps in 1966, and how the experience continued to shape her life 50 years later.

Duration:00:11:11

Episode 04: A dog falls in a latrine and finds himself

6/20/2016
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Travis Tinney (Kyrgyzstan, 2009-2011) remembers Pinto, an unlucky dog who overcame significant obstacles on the path to redemption.

Duration:00:12:03

Episode 03: The time I almost bled to death in Africa

6/12/2016
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Rick Barley (Uganda, 2007-2010) remembers a close call in the heart of Africa.

Duration:00:15:16

Episode 02: When My Village Enemy Ate My Cat

5/31/2016
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Josh Norman (Togo, 2000-2002) remembers The General, and his untimely end at the hands of an unfriendly neighbor.

Duration:00:12:38

Episode 01: A Cookie in Macedonia

5/23/2016
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Sarah Porter (Macedonia, 2005-2007) reflects on what happens when an American work ethic meets an unpaid local schoolteacher.

Duration:00:12:32