By Taylor Dibbert
— Celia Peris-Peris, PhD
Men who voted for George W. Bush don’t healthy the mould of your common Peace Corps volunteer. yet Taylor Dibbert isn’t your average something. Born and raised in Dallas, Dibbert lived far-off from the 3rd global nations he observed at the information. but anything known as to him, and so from 2006–2008, Dibbert lived in a small, indigenous village in Guatemala, after unpredictably becoming a member of the Peace Corps.
Fiesta of sundown tells not just of the adventures of a distant land; it additionally offers a more in-depth look at the again alleys and unhappy streets of a rustic being affected by poverty, corruption, crime and extra. a number of the mysterious and romantic stereotypes of the Peace Corps are set to leisure during this attractive instance of 1 younger American’s adventure in another country and the way, whereas there, he started to find out how blunders usually pave the trail to knowing.
Ultimately the Peace Corps is ready empowerment, assisting the world’s bad support themselves. yet there’s anything extra that JFK ignored of his groundbreaking Peace Corps speech. own progress lies on the center of the volunteer adventure. because the Peace Corps celebrates its old fiftieth anniversary, this uniquely compelling publication reminds us that the organization’s challenge is extra appropriate now than ever.
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