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Left: A Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines in the early 1960's. Right: An HIV/AIDS education Peace Corps volunteer in south Africa in a recent photo.
Left: A Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines in the early 1960's. Right: An HIV/AIDS education Peace Corps volunteer in south Africa in a recent photo. (Corbis, Peace Corps) Corbis, Peace Corps

Younger than that now

An aging wave of Peace Corps volunteers finds new reasons to act on an old idealism

By Daniel Brook
November 26, 2006

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RAY GRZYBOWSKI, THE PEACE CORPS volunteer who recently showed me around the historic walled city of Berat, Albania, in many ways fits the stereotype. Bright and idealistic, Grzybowski is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in upstate New York, and now works with the Institute of Cultural Monuments, Albania's historic preservation agency, to keep the country's centuries-old homes, churches, and ... (Full article: 1238 words)

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