Darrel Young

Volunteer: Darrel Young


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1961 - 1963

Contributions from Darrel Young


    My coming to terms with Colombian culture began in earnest at Tibaitatá, the Rockefeller Foundation Experimental Farm just outside Bogotá, where my Peace Corps group underwent in-country training. People were engaging, with a certain style and grace. Facilities were basic but adequate; fresh boot-prints on the commode seat did give me pause from time to time but not enough to keep me from going about my business. Food was bland, but the big barrier was Spanish. When we arrived in Co...

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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.