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1964: Laurel Dickerson served in Colombia in Puerto Lopez, Meta beginning in 1964
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Laurel Dickerson can be contacted at Ldickersonacompuservedcom
Country of Service: Colombia
Training Group: Urban Community Development, Kansas City, MO., 1964
Cities you served in: Puerto Lopez, Meta
Arrival Year: 1964
Departure Year: 1966
Work Description: Rural Community Development, Puerto Lopez and Los Llanos
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Completed B.A.('67); worked for U.S. gov.('67-'72); grad school (Ph.D. '77);
university faculty (U.of MD; U. of FL to '82); worked in high tech industry to
'91; formed business,MDG Associates (current).
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Changed my life; gave me life-long interest in U.S. relationship to world;
intense interest in on-going turmoil in Colombia
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone from my Kansas City training group; Joe Hardy, Dennis Kaltrider,and
the guy from Chico,CA.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Am crazy to hook up (email) with anyone currently living in Colombia; better
yet, in Puerto Lopez, Villavicencio, and/or Los Llanos.
Originally posted: April 14, 2002
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