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Lower panel, upper right image
Photographer: Joel Seewald
Taken: July 12, 2018
Caption: Lower panel, upper right image
Additional Description: UM was one of the first Peace Corps training sites. The group at left (both Buskins circled) completed training in late 1961 for the first Thailand program. In the next fifty years, almost 2,500 UM graduates served abroad as Peace Corps volunteers. UM students continued to respond to Kennedy's challenge.
Submitted: May 29, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
Database Locator Identification Number: p477010
File Size: 4.550 Megabytes

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