Crystal Kelley

Volunteer: Crystal Kelley


Easy laugher. Snarky. Peace Corps Volunteer. Nerdy reader type. Loud singer. Tire swing lover.

2010 - 2012

Contributions from Crystal Kelley

  1. Azerbaijan "Helping Promote a Better Understanding"

    I left the U.S. during a time when Americans were struggling with their perceptions of an entire religion, that of the Muslim faith.  I didn’t understand the messages of hate which were being expressed by my fellow Americans and I thought (and I still think) it came from a lack of understanding and a fear of the unknown.  Serving here in Azerbaijan with the Peace Corps has confirmed just how wrong so many of my American compatriots are on this topic. For the first time in my life, I atte...

  1. Azerbaijan Ashura

    A Muslim day of mourning which remembers the martyr Husayn Ibn Ali (prophet Muhammad’s grandson) and 72 of his companions who were killed fighting for justice in 680 AD.  

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