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Fifty years of service: Peace Corps workers cherish human contacts, life-altering experiences

Saturday, May 7, 2011
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There are a few dozen Returned Peace Corps Volunteers in the Capital Region and 12,392 volunteers from New York that have served over the past 50 years, making New York second on the list of Peace Corps volunteer-producing states. At left: Joe Doherty of Albany shakes hands with one of his foremen, standing in the first constructed concrete drop inlet his team was working on in Sierra Leone. Doherty served in Sierra Leone from 1976 to 1978 designing and building agricultural roads....

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