I remember when the new training group arrived to the country, it was very exciting. Not only did we get to see new faces, but we also had a basis of comparison on how far we have gone on our journey of knowledge and integration of our host culture.
Especially with the local language… the ability to speak and understand the local language was always a good unofficial gauge of cultural integration.
In this issue John meets the new Truce Corps Trainees! (Not volunteers yet… They have to finish training first.)