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Around Crofton: Crofton resident returns from Peace Corps stint in Paraguay

Around Crofton: Crofton resident returns from Peace Corps stint in Paraguay

After living in a rural Paraguayan community of 500 for two years, Crofton resident Kelley Matney said she's come back to the states with more confidence and life lessons. "Even though the Paraguayans are different in some ways, they are very similar to Americans," said Matney in an interview. She just returned to Crofton last week. "Everyone has that basic love of family and desire to better their situation in life." During her Peace Corps stint, 26-year-old Matney worked in the primary schools, teaching nutrition, dental health, and hygiene standards. She also led cooking classes to encourage healthier family meals as Paraguayan meals tend to include fried...

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