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Colleen “Zineb” Daley
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Why Are You Fasting?
If you’ve been a long time follower of this blog – are there even any of you out there left? – you have been told my Ramadan story.   How I came to Morocco during Laylat Al-Qadr 2005 , over Halloween, and my life changed.  How ever since those four days, Mo...

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So so proud of #CorpsAfrica volunteers!

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A Video Speaks A Million Words?
This blog is one of those "I'm poking my head up for air" blogs... I'm in the middle of training now, but I wanted to share two videos that my wonderful colleague Garrett has made for us at CorpsAfrica/Maroc.  Garrett is our design-thinking expert/consultan...

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A Eulogy of Sorts
Usually, you get just 40 days of mourning.  They tell you that 40 days is how much a widow should mourn her husband before she can move on.  They originally did it because it would be a way to determine paternity, the cynic in me feels the need to remind yo...

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A Eulogy of Sorts
Usually, you get just 40 days of mourning.  They tell you that 40 days is how much a widow should mourn her husband before she can move on.  They originally did it because it would be a way to determine paternity, the cynic in me feels the need to remind yo...

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Throwback Thanksgiving
Another Peace Corps Thanksgiving.  I'm on the train on my way from Casa to Rabat, about to have Thanksgiving supper - I say that because it's from 2pm to 5pm, so "supper" feels like the appropriate antiquated word for eating at that time - with hundreds of ...

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Training, Training, Training
Warning: Long post! Finally - and sadly - our training for CorpsAfrica is over.  Much like my original training, it went by in a whirlwind of meetings, PowerPoint presentations, hikes, glasses of mint tea, guitar circles, scrambles to get things accomplishe...

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Flipping the Switch
I'm back in Morocco.  This fact has ceased to surprise anyone: me, returning to Morocco, where it all started, but for me, every time is different, and I am very excited about the year ahead. For those of you who don't already know, I'm going to be working ...

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