Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there, and thinking of those who are no longer with us. My brother Jack, now serving in the Peace Corps, wrote a nice piece about our dad in his blog, Carolina to Cameroon, to mark the occasion. The Peace Corps did a nice pick-up of the piece on their own blog.
As Jack noted, my dad had fond memories of the Peace Corps, and some of the stories he told about his experiences in Liberia were among our favorites. To honor him on the fifth Father's Day following his death, I've shared an entry from his memoirs about his Peace Corps experiences (below). I hope you enjoy it as much as we did.Read More