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Dawson Jope of Carmichael Selected for Peace Corps Education Assignment in Sierra Leone

Peace Corps Volunteer Profile:

Name: Dawson Jope

Age: 25

Hometown: Carmichael, Calif.

Current City: Carmichael, Calif.

Alma Mater: UCLA, Geography, 2012

Country of Service: Sierra Leone

Assignment: English Educator

Departure: June 2014

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Peace Corps Through the Eyes of Those Who Are There

The world is full of beautiful places, people and traditions, but many of these beautiful things go unseen. For the people living in these places these beauties pass as everyday life, and they spend their days quietly existing. The Peace Corps offers volunteers a ticket to venture to the far reaches of the earth to experience the beauties that many may never know, and in exchange they provide the communities where they serve with opportunities for sustainable change.
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David Leyva of San Diego Selected for Peace Corps Education Assignment in Cameroon

Peace Corps Volunteer Profile:

Name: David Leyva

Age: 25

Hometown: Montgomery Village, Md.

Current City: San Diego, Calif.

Alma Mater: University of San Diego, Mechanical Engineering, 2011

Country of Service: Cameroon

Assignment: Education, Science Teacher

Departure: May 2014

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Angela Wen of Los Angeles Selected for Peace Corps Education Assignment in Republic of Georgia

Peace Corps Volunteer Profile:

Name: Angela Wen

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Hometown: Temple City, Calif.

Current City: Los Angeles, Calif.

Alma Mater: University of Southern California, Biological Sciences, Narrative Studies, 2013

Country of Service: Republic of Georgia

Assignment: Secondary Education English Teacher

Departure: April 2014

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Alwayne Grim of San Diego Selected for Peace Corps Youth Community Development Assignment in Swaziland

Peace Corps Volunteer Profile:

Name: Alwayne Grim

Age: 59

Hometown: San Diego, Calif.

Current City: San Diego, Calif.

Country of Service: Swaziland

Assignment: Youth Development Outreach Agent

Departure: June 2014

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Ryan Frambach Selected for Peace Corps Education Assignment in Micronesia and Palau

Peace Corps Volunteer Profile:

Name: Ryan Frambach

Age: 23

Hometown: San Jose, Calif.

Alma Mater: UC Santa Cruz, Psychology, 2012

Country of Service: Micronesia and Palau

Assignment: TESL

Departure: June 2014

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