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Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/ 8/2010

D.C. slips in Peace Corps volunteer rankings

By Ed O'Keefe

The Peace Corps has more than 8,600 volunteers in 77 countries around the world - its highest numbers in the last 40 years. The District ranks among the top volunteer-producing states and metro regions, according to agency figures set for release on Wednesday:

Source: Peace Corps

By Ed O'Keefe  | December 8, 2010; 10:00 AM ET
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I was a Peace Corps Volunteer from 92 to 95. I was recruited while I was a student at UVa. Several of my fraternity brothers also served. Seems like the alma mater is still churning out the volunteers. :)

Posted by: DCCharles | December 8, 2010 1:28 PM | Report abuse

Bush's fault.

Posted by: getjiggly1 | December 8, 2010 4:38 PM | Report abuse

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