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1972: Beach Vickers served in Afghanistan in Herat beginning in 1972
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Beach Vickers can be contacted at BeachTexamsndcom
Country of Service: Afghanistan
Training Group: Cycle 13
Cities you served in: Herat
Arrival Year: 1972
Departure Year: 1975
Audio-Visual Teacher Training at Herat Teachers' College
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Later served as a teacher of English as a foreign language to students at Juryae Middle School, Pusan, South Korea and in-service classes to English teachers, 1975-77
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Weekly newspaper reporter, then public information for various departments of the state of WV, director of school-business educational partnerships for the Charleston (WV) Chamber of Commerce, and some free-lance pr, now on-and-off professional actor, mostly live stage plays and musicals, supplemented by free-lance teaching theater (including teaching handicapped children) and temporary secretarial work, single, trying to "break in" to L.A.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
A highlight, if not the highlight of my life so far
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Everybody! But remind me who you are as I have sluggish memories of names...
Originally posted: April 28, 2005
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|By Anne Donnellon (pool-68-163-99-2.bos.east.verizon.net - 18.104.22.168) on Thursday, July 07, 2005 - 6:27 pm: Edit Post|
I was in your training cohort and served in Herat too with my then-husband Victor Levine. He's the one that grew bored with teaching and started the Herat Women's Center. Any of that sound familiar?
I live in the suburbs of Boston now and am a college professor. I recently met a New York Times reporter who had spent a lot of time in Afghanistan in 2001 and we had a good time reminiscing.
Good seeing your name again after all these years,Anne