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Life, Love in the Peace Corps

A passion for volunteering sends a couple around the world, and down the aisle

Chuck Ludlam was one of the Peace Corps' earliest volunteers, working with poor farmers in Nepal. A world away, Paula Hirschoff was a volunteer teaching in Kenya.

See also: 'Grannies on Safari' in D.C.

It wasn't until 20 years later that the two met at a Peace Corps event. They married, and after they retired, returned to work with the organization they both loved so much. My Generation talks with the couple who insist that helping others overseas helps themselves even more.

Also of interest: Shooting the last wilderness.

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