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Nebraska Resident Begins Peace Corps Service in the Gambia Peace Corps Seeks Hundreds More Applicants by October 1

CHICAGO– Emily Gill, 23, of Gurley, has been accepted into the Peace Corps in The Gambia and will depart on Oct. 7, 2019, to begin training as a Community Gardening and Agroforestry Facilitator volunteer.

"I have always loved helping others and teaching about agriculture. I think it is important to share knowledge with others who may not have the same resources to advance their practices," said Gill of her desire to join the Peace Corps.

Gill is the daughter of James and Cynthia Gill of Gaithersburg, Maryland, and a graduate of Leyton High School in Dalton, Nebraska. She attended University of...


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