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From Peace Corps to Popcorn Business

Written by: Madison Bailey _________________________________________________________________ Popped Passion was founded in November of 2018, and for those who don't know, it started partly because of me and my brother. I was serving in Cameroon, Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer and my brother was serving in the Army overseas. Needless to say, my mom REALLY needed a distraction from the stress and nervousness that comes from having children on different sides of the world working in extremely difficult environments.Thus, a kernel was popped, and this business became my mom's small side hustle/passion project. Since then, it's grown beyond what she could have imagined.  It's crazy to think that this began when I was far away in Cameroon, and now I run...

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