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1964: Karen McClearey served in Liberia in Gbarnga, Voinjama beginning in 1964
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Karen McClearey can be contacted at kmciciaaoldcom
Host Country: Liberia
Training Group Name: Liberia IV
City (or cities) you served in: Gbarnga, Voinjama
Year you began your peace corps service: 1964
Year you completed your peace corps service: 1966
Peace Corps Work Description:
Public Health, Elementary Teacher/teacher training
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Have been living in S.F.Bay area for over thirty years; got my Masters degree in social work from U.C.Berkeley, now a licensed clinical social worker with private practice and medical social work background;living happily with domestic partner of many years who is a psychotherapist; enjoy traveling, animals, beachcombing, various hobbies; still in touch with a Liberian student who lived with me and years later moved to U.S.; cook "chop" and other Liberian dishes often, and would like to hear from RPCV's from Liberia!
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Turned me into an activist on many fronts--!
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone from Liberia '63--67'especially from Voinjama area--any later volunteers with information about that region!
Originally posted: June 16, 2001
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|By Dennis B. Garsinii (cache-dtc-ae04.proxy.aol.com - 184.108.40.206) on Saturday, October 14, 2006 - 10:06 pm: Edit Post|
The United Bong County Association in the Americas, Inc., a US based non profit organization whose members hail from Bong County, Liberia has launched a campaign to locate Returned Peace Corp Volunteers who served in Bong County, Liberia. The organization's goal is to honor the returnees by recognizing their priceless contributions to Liberia and its people, at the organization's annual conference slated for Memorial Day Weekend (May 25-27) 2007. We would appreciate your helping us to contact anyone you know. You may contact us by email: Unitedbonginc@aol.com or visit our website at: www.unitedbong.org. I can be reached at (763) 228-6534 (mobile) or (763) 712-1525.