For over 40 years, the heart of many an idealistic American has quickened at the sight of Peace Corps slogans:

“The toughest job you’ll ever love.

“Never have to start sentences with ‘I should’ve…’

“Life is calling. How far will you go?

These slogans are a first step in selecting the kinds of employees that the Peace Corps wants. “Peace Corps volunteers need to be motivated by their passion, says Edina Butler, a recruitment coordinator for the Seattle regional office of the Peace Corps....

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