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F*** My Peace Corps Life.

Some days, all you can do is laugh.

     

Today, my cat brought me breakfast in bed - the hind half of a lizard. FMPCL.

Gambia over 8 years ago     view →


Today, I had to put another blanket on my bed because it dipped below 85°F last night. FMPCL.

Gambia over 8 years ago     view →


Today, my mosquito net bumped up against the candle I use to read. I had to fight my way out of the flaming inferno and now I have bugs in my bed. FMPCL.

Senegal over 8 years ago     view →


Today, I had to keep two scorpions at bay with my headlamp for an hour while battling a bout of diarrhea. FMPCL.

Senegal over 8 years ago     view →


Today, I watched a woman wipe her baby with her bare hand and then continue cooking our lunch. We can't afford soap - but at least she rinsed! FMPCL.

Senegal over 8 years ago     view →


Today, my bean sandwich lady snot-rocketed and then stirred the mayonnaise with her booger finger. I ate the mayonnaise anyway. FMPCL.

Senegal over 8 years ago     view →


Today, I stood up from my squat toilet to discover a nice big mosquito bite on my dick. FMPCL.

Senegal over 8 years ago     view →


Today, I had to walk 5 miles to town because, though the cart was there, the only available horse was female. Apparently you need balls to pull a cart. FMPCL.

Senegal over 8 years ago     view →


Today, the PCMO told me that I have jock itch. I'm a girl. FMPCL.

Gambia over 8 years ago     view →


Today, I saw a man pee his pants while mumbling to himself in a bar. I just looked the other way. FMPCL

Senegal over 8 years ago     view →


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