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1973: Shar Hellie served in Philippines in Arayat, San Fernando, Manila beginning in 1973
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Shar Hellie can be contacted at Shar_Hellieafcdmcpsdk12dmddus
Country of Service: Philippines
Training Group: 69
Cities you served in: Arayat, San Fernando, Manila
Arrival Year: 1973
Departure Year: 1975
Work Description: I worked with teacher training and teaching reading as the "non-matrix spouse." My husband, Rob, worked with a forestry group serving through the Development Academy of the Philippine.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
I worked for the Ministry of Education while Rob worked with Natural Resources to establish a national park system.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I am teaching Spanish in a secondary school in Damascus, Maryland . Rob is working with wilderness and national monuments with the Bureau of Land Management in the Department of the Interior in Washington, D. C.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Experiences that continue to enlighten, enrich, and give pleasure. Some of our best memories. (Since we were a couple when we left and had two children when we returned, those memories live on and on....)
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Dan and Jan Walters, Ali Fujino, Bruce and Bunny, Cecil and Sheila--where are you?
Originally posted: September 25, 2002
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