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1968: Caroline Emily (Berger) Shaw served in Thailand in Bangkok and Korat beginning in 1968
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Caroline Emily (Berger) Shaw can be contacted at carouseldreamerahotmaildcom
Country of Service: Thailand
Training Group: 22 & 23
Cities you served in: Bangkok and Korat
Arrival Year: 1968
Departure Year: 1970
Work Description: Teacher at teacher training college-English & PE
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I have taught school since returning with a break for marriage and
having two children(now grown). I am now teaching 2nd grade and with
my husband we now also have 4 wonderful grandchildren.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It was a chance to become involved in something useful and give me a
chance to go to travel. I had never traveled and I knew I liked people. It
turned out to be an unimaginably wonderful experience that gave me
more than I probably was able to give. I became a better person with
more ability to see and understand people. I grew inside. I gained
insight in myself. I was able to do things I will never be able to
experience again in my life. Things that even today I reflect back on in
my own mind. I am able to share some of my experiences with my
students. I hope I am able to continue to give because of my
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Yes, I would really like to get intouch with some of the teachers I taught
with at Nakorn Rajasima College. One escpecially by the name of
Salinee. I don't know her current last name. She taught English at the
same college I did and spent some time in the US while I was in Korat.
Her father was a judge in Bankok. I have her unmarried name and must
look it us. If I can find it in a reasonable time I will forward it to you. She
is a person I really would like to get in touch with.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Is there any one out there from out group?????
Originally posted: August 29, 2001
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