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1998: Jennifer C. Wegis served in The Gambia, West Africa in Kossemar (rural village) beginning in 1998
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jennifer C. Wegis can be contacted at jenwegisayahoodcom
Country of Service: The Gambia, West Africa
Training Group: Resource Teacher
Cities you served in: Kossemar (rural village)
Arrival Year: 1998
Departure Year: 2000
Work Description: trained local teachers in new teaching methodologies, built libraries and collected materials for schools
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I am now working in King City, California as a fifth grade teacher.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I think Peace Corps and the people I was with impacted me more than I probably impacted them.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Lots of people!
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Readjustment is miserable, but it will get less painful, given time. No one does it the same way, so do it the best way you know how for yourself. Also, you can't seem to shake off Peace Corps in some ways, it becomes a part of you in the strangest ways!
Originally posted: August 24, 2002
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