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The Empty Suitcase: A Journey Into the Peace Corps

By Alice Pettway
Trading a carob energy bar for your best friend’s onion rings isn’t an easy task at seven. Neither is explaining why you don’t have cable or air conditioning at your house. Most of my childhood was spent trying to comprehend why my mother wouldn’t just conform, make things simpler.  I couldn’t understand her willful denial of all things normal. I…
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