Cambodia, scene of the killing fields of genocide less than four decades ago, has just hosted the seventh East Asia Summit, which brought together leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, plus Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea and the U.S. The summit concluded Tuesday, on a…
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VALPARAISO | As she prepared to begin her Peace Corps stint in Cambodia, the last thing Christin Spoolstra expected to encounter was someone from her hometown waiting to greet her.
Christin Spoolstra, a 2007 Valparaiso High School graduate, is preparing to volunteer with the Peace Corps in Cambodia.
Valparaiso resident Christin Spoolstra soon will volunteer with the Peace Corps in Cambodia. One of the people who will greet her when she arrives is Erin Daly, also a Valparaiso High School graduate, who has been stationed in the country for a year.
Christin Spoolstra, a 2007 Valparaiso High School graduate, who soon will volunteer overseas for the Peace Corps, stands with her parents Len, left, and Joyce at their Valparaiso home.
Christin Spoolstra, of Valparaiso, is packing in preparation for her trip to Cambodia to do volunteer work for the Peace Corps.
Emmanuel Christian School students in Broyouk, Cambodia, are being educated with the support of parishioners at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lansing.
The Rev. Paul Appold, of Trinity Lutheran Church in Lansing, stands at the entrance to Emmanuel Christian School in Broyouk, Cambodia. The sign on the gate honors Ralph Boardman, longtime principal at Trinity Lutheran School in Lansing.
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