Project Expat: How It Sounds To Live In Senegal : The Protojournalist Children's voices, slashing grain, making tea and a call to prayer — all sounds of an American living in Senegal.
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Project Xpat: How It Sounds To Live In Senegal

Project Xpat: How It Sounds To Live In Senegal

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Juliana Peluso
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Juliana Peluso

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An American volunteer in the Peace Corps, Juliana Peluso, 24, lives in Kanel, Senegal, in West Africa.

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