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1962: Frank Anastasio served in Philippines in Samboan, Cebu; Iloilo, Negros beginning in 1962
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Frank Anastasio can be contacted at fanastasioastnydrrdcom
Country of Service: Philippines
Training Group: Group IV
Cities you served in: Samboan, Cebu; Iloilo, Negros
Arrival Year: 1962
Departure Year: 1964
Teachers aide: worked with teachers to improve English instruction
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
none as PCV, but taught in China on sabbatical from Corning Community College (1987-88)
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Taught at Corning Community College for 30 years; retired 1995; teach ESL part time; three grown sons; politically involved in Dem. party and peace groups; was elected Democratic Delegate for Eugene McCarthy in '68, my first venture in politics.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It was a turning point in making me more aware of third world countries, tho' I traveled while in US Navy ('52-'56). Met some great people, some RPCV's I still keep in touch with.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Clarence ("Casey") W. Ames
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Get political! This country & world needs your involvement, especially to offset the harm US foreign policies (i.e., in Vietnam & Iraq) have done.
Originally posted: January 8, 2006
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