Serving The Silenced

Philadelphia is loud! From the trains and buses to the shouts of vendors and the face past crowds, Philadelphia was a kaleidoscope of bright lights and sounds, or in other words utter chaos. Coming from a small town in upstate…

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5 Rules for Life on the Rez

Here are my five pieces of advice for future volunteers serving on the Navajo Reservation in St. Michaels, Arizona. 1. Don’t drive on the dirt roads for at least three days after it rains.              …

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A Year of Growth

Mercy Volunteer Corps has helped me to grow and to 'Come Alive' in many different ways. I have learned so much by doing this year of service, and recommend that everyone consider a volunteer year. This year I have learned how to…

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Hózhǫ́

I have been fascinated by the language of the Diné (Navajo) people since living on the Rez. In the nursing department we have been trying to keep up with learning a new “Navajo Word of the Day.” The language is…

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