Tag Archive: language and culture

Tryban, Georgeanna Marie

Posted in: , Story by: March 29, 2014

Georgeanna Tryban tells about being a young American exchange student in Osaka, Japan with Youth For Awareness in the 1960’s.  A fearless, eager student, she attended traditional Japanese cultural training along with her Japanese host family sisters.  

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Frohlich, Carol Wylie

Posted in: , , , , Story by: September 30, 2013

Half way around the glove, during a trip with the Umoja Project to build dairy shelters and relationships with women and children in Kenya, Carol Frohlich experienced a truth beyond language.

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O’Brien, Michael Dennis

Posted in: , , Story by: June 5, 2013

Michael Obrien talks about training to go to India with the Peace Corps in 1973, how growing up in a large family on a Wisconsin dairy farm helped prepare him for that work and how stories and language affect our world view.

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