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1985: Kirsten K Byers served in Jamaica in Kingston beginning in 1985
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Kirsten K Byers can be contacted at bkbyerawwdbdorg
Country of Service: Jamaica
Training Group: Group 42
Cities you served in: Kingston
Arrival Year: 1985
Departure Year: 1989
Work Description: Registered Nurse/PCV Coordinator
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I have lived in the Beaverton, Oregon area since returning in 1989. I worked for the American Red Cross from Oct 1989 until I stopped working in Sept 1998 to stay at home with my children. I was married to Bill Byers July 31, 1994. We have 2 children, Emma - age 7 and Gabby - age 5. I continue to enjoy being a stay-at-home-mom.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
They were wonderful years - after 6 months of extreme homesickness. Jamaica provided me with many memories and stories to tell - both good and bad. I still have friends in Jamaica and I will always be grateful for them and the time I was able to spend in their country.
Originally posted: December 4, 2002
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