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1972: N. Bruce Nelson served in Iran in Taft beginning in 1972
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer N. Bruce Nelson can be contacted at nbnaglacierbaydcom
Country of Service: Iran
Training Group: Hamadan, summer 1972 TEFL
Cities you served in: Taft
Arrival Year: 1972
Departure Year: 1974
Work Description: High School English Teacher
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I returned to the States for a year and got married. We lived in Japan for three
years, where my oldest daughter was born. When we returned I taught ESL for a
couple of years at Eastern New Mexico University (and was joined by another
daughter), spent a year as news director at a local radio station, and then
managed a Radio Shack in Clovis for three years. We then moved to Mesa, AZ,
where I worked with mini computers and then joined an environmental
instrument company. I did international sales and field service for 13 years and
had extensive travel to Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.
We moved to the San Francisco Bay area last year and I now work for Glacier
Bay, Inc., a builder of efficient refrigeration and insulation systems.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Among the most rewarding experiences of my life and a constant influence even
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone who had any connection with Iran and would like to talk.
Originally posted: August 31, 2001
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