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Dealing with the heartbreak of living abroad. 

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In rural Burma, traditional agriculture practices have maintained the forest for decades, but can they endure in the face of modernization? 

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How learning about coffee helped Alicia to understand Colombian culture.

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Kaelyn tries to create change by spreading environmental knowledge to remote communities of Burma. 

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What does it mean to discount something as operating on "African time"?

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Tourism in Gambia exposes how prescriptions for Africa are only skin deep.

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How Alicia turned an interest in teaching into a Colombian adventure.

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How jazz and religion go together in Africa.  

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As an international volunteer, success isn't about speeding up; it's about slowing down. 
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