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1978: William P. Herring served in kingdom of tonga in neafu, vava'u beginning in 1978
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer William P. Herring can be contacted at wpherringaaoldcom
Country of Service: kingdom of tonga
Training Group: tonga 22
Cities you served in: neafu, vava'u
Arrival Year: 1978
Departure Year: 1980
Work Description: industrial arts teacher
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Husband,father Home builder in Lexington Mass,
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Toughest job I ever loved!To have sat with the village elders is a great
honnor. I thank the American people for having sent me to represent our
great nation.We can learn much from the worlds poorest peoples.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Welcome home,your service has just begun.Tell everyone what life in the
village is about. Don't worry about a job. Being a rpcv will open many
doors for you!
Originally posted: March 16, 2002
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