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I burned my trash in my courtyard but the fire died out before all my trash was burned. The next day my class president was sitting on my hangar pretending to smoke a used cardboard tampon applicator. FMPCL

Burkina Faso over 9 years ago     view →

In the past month, not one--but two--elderly people have flung themselves to their deaths from the roof of my nine-story apartment building.

Ukraine over 8 years ago     view →

"So... they say you came to Moldova because you couldn't find a husband in America. I have a nephew your age who isn't married yet. He has mental problems but he's a good man." At least I have options....

Moldova over 9 years ago     view →

During a discussion about gang activity with a local teacher, I learned that there weren't many gangs because they don't have that many ni**ers in the community. What the??? I'm black and she just said this like it was a fact.

Suriname over 9 years ago     view →

Got on the marshrutka to go to a nearby village. There was only 1 other guy sitting near the back. I sit and wait. He starts MASTURBATING. I leave the marshrutka and wait for other people to get back on. Hope he didnt "finish" all over the seat I sat on.

Azerbaijan almost 9 years ago     view →

On my way home from the capital city, our train hit and killed a villager.

Ukraine over 8 years ago     view →

Kicked off 2014 with malaria AND ameobas. FMPCL.

Benin over 7 years ago     view →

The day after swearing in, stepped onto the 10 hour train ride to my site for the first time. As I did so, I shit in my pants. It was my 23rd birthday

Morocco almost 9 years ago     view →

Hospitalized with typhoid. Earlier that week had gotten my period, and unfortunately the doctors placed my IV in my right hand. I had to squat over a latrine, balance my IV sack on my head and atempt to remove and insert my tampon left handed.

Cameroon over 8 years ago     view →

Left my boxers on the floor. Put them on, sit down in hammock, jump up when a scorpion stings me on the balls. Little kids in my house dying laughing as the gringo rips off his underwear, jumps around. Ball swells to grapefruit size

El Salvador almost 8 years ago     view →


Curled up in a ball, on my latrine floor puking my guts out, in the rain...

Burkina Faso about 9 years ago     view →

Bus to my town didn't actually stop in my town. In the dead of night I had to get out of it on the highway, jump 10 feet down into a ravine wearing everything I own, cross another highway and flag down another bus.... FMPCL

Macedonia, The Republic of over 9 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 9 years ago     view →

I have one hour to stop this explosive diarrhea before someone from Peace Corps will be here to take me to warden training. Outlook not so good.

Ukraine over 9 years ago     view →

Small time local politician had sex with underage girl. Taped it without her knowing, and distributed it. No charges made. DVD can now be bought in the local market. FMPCL

Philippines over 9 years ago     view →

In my first week at site I was attacked by a cow. Headbutted twice in the tailbone. The first English phrase my village learned from me was, "OH SHIT! WHAT THE FUCK!" Very painful, cow was slaughtered that night. No big deal.

Armenia over 9 years ago     view →

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

El Salvador over 9 years ago     view →

Taught my class the word 'enemy.' When asked to use the new word in a sentence, a student responds "Jews are the worst enemies of Muslims." Classmates nod in agreement.

Morocco over 8 years ago     view →

Today, I was in a car that broke down. The driver got out and tinkered under the hood. Next I heard, someone said "Did he just get in a cab?" The driver took off with no explanation; a 1 1/2 hour trip became 4. FMPCL.

Senegal over 9 years ago     view →

Missed school with a foot injury, countless phone calls and 2 doctors visits later, no answers and PC reprimanding me for missing school by revoking my OOC Days...FMPCL

Indonesia almost 7 years ago     view →


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