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Recognizing the Peace Corps Volunteers form Oregon's Third District

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RECOGNIZING THE PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS FROM OREGON'S THIRD DISTRICT -- (Extensions of Remarks - March 02, 2005)

SPEECH OF
HON. EARL BLUMENAUER
OF OREGON
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2005

Mr. BLUMENAUER. Mr. Speaker, President Kennedy, speaking 44 years ago at the establishment of the Peace Corps, remarked that, "The initial reactions to the Peace Corps proposal are convincing proof that we have, in this country, an immense reservoir of such men and women-anxious to sacrifice their energies and time and toil to the cause of world peace and human progress." What was true in 1961 is true today; Peace Corps Volunteers are an outstanding group of men and women serving the cause of people everywhere.

During this National Peace Corps Week, I want to honor the service and commitment of the Peace Corps Volunteers from Oregon's 3rd Congressional District and express my pride in my fellow Oregonians who have chosen to devote years of their lives in service to others.

In particular, I want to recognize those Peace Corps Volunteers currently serving:

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