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2011 Festival Blog - Peace Corps

Today’s Ten: Photos from 7/8


Heavy rain started coming down on the National Mall at about 4:00 p.m., closing the Festival down for the day.Read More

July 8, 2011   3 Comments

Top Ten Images From Our Visitors, Day Seven


Here are the top ten photos posted on Flickr from day seven of the Festival. Keep uploading those gorgeous imagesRead More

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Top Ten Images From Our Visitors, Day Six


Here are the top ten photos posted on Flickr from day six of the Festival. Keep uploading those gorgeous imagesRead More

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Top Ten Images From Our Visitors, Day Five


Here are the top ten photos posted on Flickr from day five of the Festival. Keep uploading those gorgeous imagesRead More

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On the Peace Porch


Congressman Sam Farr and journalist Maureen Orth sat on the Peace Porch yesterday, talking with Festival visitors and Peace CorpsRead More

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Reception for Peace Corps Participants


Peace Corps Participant Assistant Meredith Adhikari accompanied the Peace Corps participants to a reception honoring their contributions to this year’sRead More

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Smithsonian Archives Highlights the Smithsonian-Peace Corps Environmental Program


The Smithsonian Institution Archives, the record keeper of the history of the Smithsonian, features a blog in THE BIGGER PICTURE, inRead More

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Peace Corps Recipe #6, Borshch Soup


Borshch Soup (a traditional Ukrainian soup) Recipe by Shelia Slemp Stock: 2 ½ pounds of pork short ribs; pork bonesRead More

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Peace Corps Poem by Simbè Sankaré


Hamadoun (Simbè) Sankaré wrote this poem and read it at a July 6 reception organized by the Peace Corps toRead More

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Today’s Ten: Photos from 7/7


Week 2 of the Festival! Photographs from Thursday, July 7, 2011 Click on images to enlarge and see captions.

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