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F*** My Peace Corps Life.

Some days, all you can do is laugh.


ugh, the movie theater didn't have Twizzlers

South Africa over 5 years ago     view →

Almost med sepd. Came back to 19 year old boys passed out in room, who stole cough drops and condoms, and yelled at pc security Evacuated from site. Came back, told stress too much for Babba... so she had a heart attack and died. Told my fault. FMPCL

Ukraine over 5 years ago     view →

The CD, SSO, RM and PCMO met with me after I wrote about a really scary host fam incident in my VRF. PC still won’t give a transfer, or promise not to use the host family again. The CD asked me not to show my face in the PC office for any reason.

Philippines over 5 years ago     view →

After a year of surfing Facebook at my uninterested Host Country Agency, I initiated a secondary project teaching humanities at local colleges. Without talking to me, my HCA asked PC to send me home. And they did. F*** the PC.

Philippines over 5 years ago     view →

I ET'd 5 years ago and I'm still ashamed.

El Salvador over 5 years ago     view →

Thought I had dodged the bullet that made every other PCV at midservice conference sick. On the way back to site spent the night in Kingston at a friend's house. Woke up with horrible cramps and then accidentally shit in her bed. FMPCL.

Jamaica over 5 years ago     view →

I changed my tampon on the side of the road, no place to hide from the 40 bus passengers staring intently. IFHA

Uganda over 5 years ago     view →

I ate some bad food and got diarrhea....WAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!

Niue over 5 years ago     view →

Today, I left my village for the last time. Turns out, saying goodbye is the hardest part of the "toughest job you'll ever love." FMPCL.

Senegal over 5 years ago     view →

Heat rash on my face. Heat rash on my ass. Heat rash... everywhere.

Madagascar over 5 years ago     view →

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