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1973: Mary Ann Strickler served in Zaire in Kinshasa beginning in 1973
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Mary Ann Strickler can be contacted at mastrickleramsndcom
Country of Service: Zaire
Training Group: Virgin Islands 1973 & Bukavu summer 1973
Cities you served in: Kinshasa
Arrival Year: 1973
Departure Year: 1975
English as a Foreign Lanuage - Salvation Army H.S. & Air Zaire
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
In private practice as an attorney. Volunteer work with Salvation Army and disability groups. Veronica, born in Zaire, is now 28!
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Those were the most value-shaping years of my life. I wish I had served another term, and been able to give more. I am thankful for the life-altering and eye-opening experience. Wish I hadn't missed that Ali-Foreman fight.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
All of the "guys" from the Office des Routes group and any volunteers from 1973 - 1975.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
It only takes about 20 years to finally stop thinking of your host country as "home."
Originally posted: June 10, 2003
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