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Ukraine Crisis (2013-2014)

Clarksville Peace Corps volunteer to return to Ukraine

Clarksville Peace Corps volunteer to return to Ukraine

Eighteen months after her second Peace Corps stint in Ukraine was cut short when a violent political crisis swept through the country, a Clarksville woman is returning to the still-simmering nation to finish the work she started. "I have found deep meaning in the work that I have had the privilege to do with Ukrainian teachers," said Peggy Walton, 69, a retired Howard Community College teacher, adding that she wants to see first-hand how war and inflation have affected the country she knows so well. "I am confident that I will not put myself in any compromising situation," she said. "I am confident that Peace Corps and the State Department will not place me in an...

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