1965: Mel Schnapper served in Nigeria in Ilorin beginning in 1965

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1965: Mel Schnapper served in Nigeria in Ilorin beginning in 1965

1965: Mel Schnapper served in Nigeria in Ilorin beginning in 1965

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Mel Schnapper can be contacted at melaschnapperdcom

Country of Service: Nigeria

Training Group: XV

Cities you served in: Ilorin

Arrival Year: 1965

Departure Year: 1967

Work Description:

Teaching English during school year and teaching Yoruba during my "vacations"

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

It's been a life of marriage, two sons, divorce, many loves and lovers, working both in corporate America and overseas (I'm now in Baghdad), writing, dancing and starting my stand-up comedy career.

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

They were amazing and even now, since I've started to work in Nigeria and still have my Yoruba fluency.

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

anyone

Any message for returned volunteers?:

What a different world we now live in.

Originally posted: August 30, 2005



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