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Everett Pompeii
The Adventures of a Modern Day Nomad
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Early Termination
The first night I visited my site (April 3rd), Bradley Wells was there. He mentioned to me that Peace Corps had told him that if I wanted the pigpen that was in front of my house moved that PC had already informed Lackson Ngoma (my host) that he would need ...

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Second Generation
Ever since my third day in Zambia , Friday February 13th to be exact, I've wanted Bradley Well's site. The moment I heard about him and his work with aquaponics, that's all I wanted. I'm not a dogmatic or superstitious man and outside of the possibility of ...

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Swear In
Starting the second week of Pre-Service Training , I went in forty minutes early everyday, for additional, one-on-one language training. All of the PCV's assured us that no one was ever held back, for not doing well on their LPI (language proficiency exam),...

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Site Placement
As I'd hoped, since learning about Brad's site at fly in , I'm going to be replacing him. I'll be living with the Chewa, in Kalichelo Village, about thirty kilometers on the tarmac from Chipata and another 10 km down a dirt road. My house is a stone's throw...

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Muli Bwanji!
That's "How are you?" in Chinyanja, the most widely spoken language in Eastern Provence of Zambia and the official language of Malawi. As I'd hoped, before first site visit , I'll be living in Eastern! I don't know my exact site placement just yet, but it i...

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Peace Corps: Pre-Service Training
On Monday, I flew from Charleston, SC to Philadelphia, PA, for staging. There, 28 RAP (Rural Aquaculture Promotion) volunteers met for an afternoon of meetings. Before all of that got underway, one of my best friends, Mirco, made his way from Bethlehem, whe...
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