As my time ends as an Americorps volunteer with the International Rescue Committee I am asked by many what I plan to do next in my life. The conversation usually goes something like this.
“So Brittani, what are you going to be doing after your term is up?”
“…uh..well… I think that I am going to go to the Republic of Georgia to teach English”
“Oh! I love Georgia!” they squeal back ” they have really wonderful peaches and…wait why are you teaching English to English speakers?”..
“Oh. No…Its the REPUBLIC of Georgia…” I remind them.
Huh?” they question…
“The…REPUBLIC of GEORGIA… you know near Turkey?…
“Uh…..! Well GREAT! Good luck..When do you leave?”
” August 29th”
Deciding to go to Georgia was a very quick, and truthfully hard decision to make. Read more…