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1965: marie e. ward served in philippines in Manila & San Fernando, Pampanga beginning in 1965
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer marie e. ward can be contacted at wardmagroheggersdcom
Country of Service: philippines
Training Group: world wide I
Cities you served in: Manila & San Fernando, Pampanga
Arrival Year: 1965
Departure Year: 1967
Work Description: pcv secretary
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
after PC got my BA; moved to DC; subsequently moved to Alaska and love it
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It truly changed my life. I never worked so hard or had so much fun. I am still
close with people I trained with. My service got me interested in languages and
literacy. Looking back on it now, although the world and my geographical area
of service have come a long way, I still think Americans in general have no idea
of how most of the world lives.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
From my training group: Judy Kelly; Brenda Johnson; Donna Smith; gladys.
From Central Luzon Region: John deHarporte; Jerry Sheehan; Gail Fisher; Laura
Stenger; Pat Curtin; Annette & Arnold Finn; Ron Hessinger; Bev Bauer; Charlie
Smith; Judy Bolinger
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Buckle up. You know a lot more now, and a lot more than people who aren't
RPCVs, but you don't know everything, so don't act like you do.
Originally posted: May 21, 2002
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