Muriel Johnston, 84-year-old Peace Corps Volunteer in Tanant, Morocco.
Submitted by Richard Sitler
For my book photographing the every day lives of volunteers of today I met some wonderful people including the current oldest serving volunteer, 84-year-old Muriel Johnston.
Muriel is a volunteer in Tanant, Morocco. Muriel and her host mother and daughter share a laugh in this photo. Muriel lived with this family through the three months of training.
She was thrilled to find out that she had been placed to serve in the same community, so now she lives in her own place, but within walking distance of her host family, so she visits often.
03/21/11 BEN NOVAK
Washington / Morocco Board News- To the youth of Morocco: I have never lived in Morocco or been there. Therefore, I do not know any of you personally; I know you solely by your presence on the internet—your “web-persona,” as it were. In this regard, I feel that I have personally come to know the electronic image you project—at least in English—as intimately as possible.
I have also studied your country and followed the development of your economy, government, and society for a long time, and most especially since the Great Arab Revolution of 2011 began. You have a remarkable country and therefore I care very much about the future of your revolution.