1967: Peter Janke served in Ghana in Kumasi beginning in 1967

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1967: Peter Janke served in Ghana in Kumasi beginning in 1967

1967: Peter Janke served in Ghana in Kumasi beginning in 1967

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Peter Janke can be contacted at pjankeacenturyteldnet

Country of Service: Ghana

Training Group: Wellesley, Mass., Ghana VIII, Educational Services, Inc.

Cities you served in: Kumasi

Arrival Year: January 4, 1967

Departure Year: July, 1968

Work Description:

Taught English and French at Kumasi Academy, ran the school library and advised the school newspaper

Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:

got an MA in German Literature, married, divorced, remarried, worked as a researcher for a drug treatment program for seven years and then taught high school English, French and German in Portland, OR. Now retired and living on the southern Washington coast with my wife. Nine grandchildren.

Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:

The Peace Corps was immensely important in my life; it helped shape my feelings about my own country and its place in the world. I've never for an instant been sorry I joined.

Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:

Anyone from Ghana VIII; George Hughes, Eileen Fox, Pat Dolan, Jimmy Gaughan, Bill Love, Charlotte McPherson, Sheryll Peterson, Bob and Betsy Numrich, Bob and Sara Paulson, Stan Wellborn . . .

Originally posted: February 17, 2004

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