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By Sarah Morris
The Jonesboro Sun 

Volunteer group works on community gardens in Arkansas


JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — After graduating from college, Rachel Cain decided she wanted to complete a year of service.

"I wanted to give back to various communities," the Maryland native told The Jonesboro Sun ( ).

She is now seven months into her 10-month term with the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps, a full-time national service program that has up to 2,200 adults, age 18-24, serving nationwide each year.

Cain's eight-member team has been in Jonesboro since May 1, working 40 hours a week regardless of the weather. They are building a community garden and p...

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