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1962: Michael R. Codel served in Nigeria in Ilorin,Kaduna beginning in 1962
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Michael R. Codel can be contacted at miricoamiricodcom
Country of Service: Nigeria
Training Group: VI
Cities you served in: Ilorin,Kaduna
Arrival Year: 1962
Departure Year: 1963
Teacher at Queen Elizabeth II Secondary School, Ilorin; Educational television producer and host, RKTV, Kaduna.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Worked mainly as an internatonal journalist based in Congo-Kinshasa, London, Geneva and Copenhagen. Returned to America in 1974 and worked in Public Relations before retiring and traveling the globe (60 countries so far). Married a Dane whom I met in the Congo. Two children: Mrs. Kirsten Trego, a United States Coast Guard Reserve Lieutenant in Long Island NY and Edward, a computer consultant and events producer in San Francisco.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Except for the corruption that affected both of my jobs, I thought it was an exilharating experience but I lost it when JFK was killed and returned home early.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
No. As a member of Friends of Nigeria I remain in contact with my friends and colleagues from those days.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Help recruit more volunteers! Fight the Bush militarization of our Peace Corps!
Originally posted: November 11, 2005
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