Donna Mack spoke the following words twenty years after her son Jeremiah died, at a National Peace Corps Association event held in in Washington, D.C. in September of 2016. Compassionate – Dynamic – Curious – Funny – Vibrant – Kind – Generous – Always Smiling These are some of the words that are repeatedly used by the […]
The following poems were written and shared by Jeremy’s mother, Alma Rolfs Preface Dear Jeremy, I have been writing poems for you. Long ago I read in “The Death of a Nobody” that final death occurs when someone still on earth has the last thought of the one who has gone. You […]
Spoken at Hains Point Memorial Service by Chelsea Mack on 10/17/15 “Thank you for inviting me here today. It means so much to us that the community of returned Peace Corps volunteers has welcomed the families of fallen volunteers and remembers those that we collectively lost. Words cannot convey just how special my big brother Jeremiah […]
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Jeremy Andrew Rolfs, Lesotho, 1995-1997 Remembering Jeremy From Jeremy’s mom, Alma: The first word that immediately comes to mind to describe my son Jeremy is “passionate.” From the time he was very young he threw himself wholeheartedly into whatever was important or intriguing to him at the time. He was especially intensely enthusiastic about science […]
Thank you for inviting me here today. It means so much to us that the community of returned Peace Corps volunteers has welcomed the families of fallen volunteers and remembers those that we collectively lost. Words cannot convey just how special my big brother Jeremiah was. He wasn’t just funny, he was hilarious. He wasn’t just kind. […]
I had the pleasure of working with Nancy her first season at Hopkinton Lake during the summer of 1992 as a Park Ranger in Elm Brook Park at the Hopkinton-Everett Lake Project in Contoocook, NH. I have always deeply regretted that world events prevented me from gong back the next season to work with her […]