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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
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?:
Any message for returned volunteers?:
What a different world we now live in.
Originally posted: August 30, 2005
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