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I've met two crazy Frenchmen in my life. The first was a guy whose name escapes me, but we raced on bicycles down the switchbacks of the Pyrenees in Andorra and just when I thought I was winning, this Frenchman put his hands behind his back into an aerodynamic tuck that would make any daredevil nervous.
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One year, one life completely changed, sculpted, molded...A year of service on the front lines, yet deep in the heart of an unknown country; full of dense jungle and far more pain, bravery, and grit then I will probably ever know.
Volunteering for Cal Corps, interning at the Peace Corps, becoming an AmeriCorps Bonner Leader, and now serving as a fellow for the Global Health Corps. My enthusiasm has propelled me from one service corps to another.
My work is just one miniscule piece of the impact our collective efforts have on the world. Education, poverty, food security, homelessness, clean water -- the list of problems our global community faces goes on.
We donate to a few causes we care about, and occasionally sign an online petition, but we throw our hands up in defeat when it comes to tackling the big issues facing our country.
And while that may have been the more popular approach among a sea of passive folk who rather belittle my actions, I cannot
At a time when the desire to serve far exceeds the supply of service year positions, we need to call on all sectors of our society to innovate and develop new opportunities to serve. In particular, we need to integrate national service into the fabric of the American educational system.
Ben Affleck discusses child survival in the Democratic Republic of Congo