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1965

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"Being a Peace Corps Volunteer in Africa is a special experience. Not only will you know new languages, new cultures and new peoples, but you will have had the unique opportunity to learn at first-hand how a colonial past and a new nationalism are shaping the destiny of a vital continent. Africa today is characterized by a creative surging as its peoples strive to find their own talents and traditions. But today's Africa is also hampered by poverty, illiteracy and disease. Volunteers working with the peoples of Africa in classrooms and communities are meeting one of the great historical challenges as they help to shape the future of a continent." -- [p.15]

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