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A Half World Away, A Half Century Gone: Afghanistan…Part 2

By John Borel (Fifty years ago, John Borel was one of President Kennedy’s first Peace Corps volunteer in Afghanistan.  He wrote about his experiences in his post.  His visits to our home during those years were magic.  I remember waiting … Continue reading

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A Half World Away, A Half Century Gone: Afghanistan and President Kennedy

(As we honor the passing of President Kennedy, memories of that time become crystalline sharp.  We thought you might find touching reminiscences of one of the earliest members of the Peace Corps in Afghanistan. ) By John Borel I was … Continue reading

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