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The Passing of Peace Corps' Mother

Pauline Birky-Kreutzer died August 21, 2008. Most PCVs and RPCVs have never heard her name, but she was coauthor of a congressional feasibility study that led to the founding of the Peace Corps and the first Peace Corps director in Pakistan. She wrote her memoir, Peace Corps Pioneer, when she was 87 and was mentally sharp until she died at 92. Shabash, Pauline! Well done.