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Former BSN Student ‘Bringing Joy to Africa’

Daily rains, long bikes rides and learning about diseases not common to her homeland are all part of life now for Joy Storm, a UI College of Nursing BSN graduate, and Peace Corps volunteer.

Storm is currently living in the African country of Kenya, more than 8,000 miles from her hometown of Princeton, IL.

Arriving to Kenya in June, Storm spent 10 weeks in intense language, technical and cross-culture training before being sworn into the Peace Corps as a volunteer during a ceremony at the American Embassy. Following the ceremony, Storm and 47 other Peace Corps volunteers were sent to their respective sites, which for Storm, was the community of Kemelewa.

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Oct 14th, 2011