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1964: Arturo Irizarry served in Brasil in Antenor Navarro, Joao Pessoa beginning in 1964
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Arturo Irizarry can be contacted at artshouse2001ayahoodcom
Country of Service: Brasil
Training Group: Milwaukee Downey College
Cities you served in: Antenor Navarro, Joao Pessoa
Arrival Year: 1964
Departure Year: 1967
Community action, public health program to help townspeople identify problems, organize and take action to solve them using private and public local and state resources, primarily in the areas of education, public health, infrastructure, agriculture and local social life.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
No other PC service.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
In brief, drafted by Army; medical corpsman in VN and W. Germany; secured MA, then career in rehabilitation and college counseling and college management. Active in a number of community groups, including Rotary, chamber of commerce and college student mentoring.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
A remarkable, intense, multi-faceted experience followed by another intense, challenging experience and the opportunity to know the value of investing in humanity, working toward peace.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Training mates in Milwaukee and my Paraibanos.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Enjoy the memories, continue to live the experience in whatever way you find rewarding at home.
Originally posted: July 4, 2004
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