‘That’s the beauty of Peace Corps – you just learn so much’

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Misty Pacheco sits in front of the Peace Corps statue at UH-Hilo on Thursday, Oct. 21. Pacheco volunteered with the Peace Corps in Kenya from 2007 to 2008.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Sharon Ziegler-Chong reflected on her time in the Peace Corps at Liliuokalani Park and Garden in Hilo on Tuesday, Oct. 26. Ziegler-Chong volunteered in Guatemala from 1985 to 1987.

The Peace Corps is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year and continues its legacy of changing lives around the world through its volunteers.