Today is the 45th anniversary of Peace Corps. (Cue sappy music.) How did PC change my life? Well, it gave direction to an otherwise aimless search for meaningful employment. OK, amend that to an aimless search for a meaningful life.
Here's a photo of me at my post (Ambam, South Province, Cameroon) right before my COS in July 1995. See the little girl carrying the duck in front? We ate the duck at my going-away party.