The Peace Corps

Published: January 23, 2012
Peace Corps photo

More than 200,000 Americans have served in the Peace Corps since its founding in 1961. Volunteering in the Corps often means sacrificing time and effort for the benefit of others. From recognizing a latent love of country, to discovering a belief in “less,” these essayists remind us that time spent in the service of others can offer valuable life lessons in return.

  1. A Tour of Conscience
  2. I Come from Someplace
  3. The Right to an Education
  4. Heed the Call
  5. Less and More