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Emily Spiegel
Emily Spiegel is a 24 year-old Peace Corps Education volunteer working as an English Teacher Trainer in Dangila, Ethiopia. She is a graduate from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a degree in Sociology and Peace and Conflict Studies. You can read more about her experiences in Northwestern Ethiopia at

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Peace Corps: The First Year

(9) Comments | Posted October 9, 2013 | 3:59 PM

When I joined the Peace Corps one year ago, I wouldn't have imagined my life to be anything like it is today. In my mind, Peace Corps Ethiopia would be a risky but rewarding adventure, with a lack of electricity and running water, and an abundance of rats. Although some...

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