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Photos taken while I was serving in the Peace Corps in 2000 in Benin, West Africa.

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Cooking117 viewsCulling the rice for pebbles. The biggest dental problem for PCVs in Benin was chipped teeth caused by biting into stones in the rice.
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Cooking128 viewsPreparing our African meal
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Host Family115 viewsThe ladies in my host family hard at work preparing one of the day's meals. These gals did work very hard indeed! No stove or oven, no washing machine, etc. Very labor intensive society.
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Party105 viewsRobyn and Craig, two of our NYC kids.
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Ganvie81 viewsOur transportation to the village
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Palm Trees100 viewsOn the Ouidah beach
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Party!84 viewsA rooftop party at PC Headquarters in Cotonou. Pictured--Jill in the purple dress, Renee in the blue halter, Rhett just behind here, Tuve in the white T-shirt with his back turned, Craig next to him, and Harry in the colorful shirt.

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Shy Guy124 viewsNov 23, 2006
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Rooftop Party123 viewsA couple of "babes" at the rooftop party at PC Headquarters in Cotonou.Nov 23, 2006
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Party127 viewsAt PC Headquarters in Cotonou.Nov 23, 2006
Soccer136 viewsPlaying soccer during a break from classes. Can you spot me?Nov 23, 2006
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Cotonou162 viewsLooking toward the old bridge, evening in Cotonou.May 16, 2004
Grand Popo124 viewsPCVs playing volleyball at Grand Popo Beach.May 16, 2004
Squirt153 viewsMy kitten, Squirt, at post in Ouake. Unfortunately, a bush rat (I think) dragged the poor thing off and killed it.May 16, 2004
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Cooking159 viewsKatie, Angie, Erin, and an unknown PCV taking a break from the preparation.May 16, 2004