1973: Marion Pearl served in Thailand in Surin beginning in 1973

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1973: Marion Pearl served in Thailand in Surin beginning in 1973

1973: Marion Pearl served in Thailand in Surin beginning in 1973

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Marion Pearl can be contacted at Jnice4819aaoldcom

Country of Service: Thailand

Training Group: Group 42

Cities you served in: Surin

Arrival Year: l973

Departure Year: 1973

Work Description: English Teacher in Surintorn Middle School

Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:

I am doing resume writing and just created my own company. I recently
met a 45 year old Thai woman and I am helping her with her resume. We
bonded immediately and she spent a day at my house. Our spiritual
connection was awesome and we felt like sisters. I am now 52 years old. I
was in the PC when I was only 23!I have been in touch with Peggy Podlich
and we spoke a couple of weeks ago, as I called her about the Thai woman
I was hoping to help her get an executive level job. She is working for her
father's friend in a Thai restaurant in Nyack, NY and she has been in the US
less than ten months. She is a very bright woman, now trying to help her
father out financially.........

Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:

I tried to give as much as I could but I got more than I gave. The more I
gave, though, the more I reached out, the more I received, inadvertently.
I remember my teaching supervisor's name I think was Jim. He was

Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:

tHAVONSON? AND SOME OTHER OF MY Thai friens: Adjan Rutchipan, now
maybe she married.......and my roommate Chintana Thavonson........

Any message for returned volunteers?:

Please contact Marion Zaleon (Pearl) from Group 42....sorry I missed the
reunion,,,,,,it was right after 9/11

Originally posted: April 21, 2002

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