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1966: Richard E. Edwards served in Colombia in Ibague, Natagaima, Chaparral (all in Tolima) beginning in 1966
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Richard E. Edwards can be contacted at rickedamindspringdcom
Country of Service: Colombia
Training Group: 41 (I think),
Cities you served in: Ibague, Natagaima, Chaparral (all in Tolima)
Arrival Year: 1966
Departure Year: 1968
Work Description: community development
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
completed Union Theological Seminary (NYC) 1971, ordained UM minister
same year; staff of North American Congress on Latin America 1969-1973;
pastoral ministry 1971 to present. Three marriages, two of which yielded
three daughters. Eldest daughter is a college sophomore; middle a high
school sophomore; youngest is two.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Some of the best days of my life, profoundly formative; have shaped my
Christian ministry and my life-long social activism.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
I'd like to see a list of PCV's who were in Tolima and Huila 1966-1968, and a
list of Colombia No. 41.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Hola! Que tal?
Originally posted: March 8, 2002
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