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1963: Sandra West Earl served in Colombia, South America in Barranquilla, Bogota beginning in 1963
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Sandra West Earl can be contacted at swearlajpsdnet
Country of Service: Colombia, South America
Training Group: I can't remember. We were supposed to go to the Dominican Republic but the fall of the Bosch government prevented that and they switched us to Colombia.
Cities you served in: Barranquilla, Bogota
Arrival Year: 1963
Departure Year: 1965
Educational Television Group of teachers, also I taught Music and English in elementary schools in Barranquilla and Bogota.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I raised 4 children. Was married for 30 years, now divorced. I have taught for 25 years...currently English Comp. and Spanish in a community college and for the Berlitz Language Institute. Recently, I lived in Spain, teaching English for 3 years.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I am so very thankful I was a volunteer. It changed my life.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
I would love to communicate with John Scott from Pennsylvania who was in our Colombia group also.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Hi John (Scott). How are you after 40 years? A hug from me in California.
Originally posted: November 16, 2003
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