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How to volunteer abroad: five points to consider

Some 1.6 million people serve in places of need each year, according to a 2008 study. One popular country is Morocco, where volunteers are working in orphanages or assisting at schools. 

Thailand is also popular. One thing volunteers can do with an organization called Globe Aware is help preserve elephant habitat. 

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