The New Sun Newspaper

Barbara DeGroot, a writer for Global Volunteers, lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with husband Bob and 18-year-old daughter Leigh. A former newspaper reporter, she is co-author of The Insiders' Guide to the Twin Cities. Through Global Volunteers, she has taught English in Crete and Poland and repaired forest trails in Costa Rica. "Love, hope and 'The Hokey Pokey' -- that's what it's all about."