1968: George Carter served in Libya in Derna beginning in 1968

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1968: George Carter served in Libya in Derna beginning in 1968

1968: George Carter served in Libya in Derna beginning in 1968

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer George Carter can be contacted at gcartercaayahoodcom

Country of Service: Libya

Cities you served in: Derna

Arrival Year: 1968

Departure Year: 1970

Work Description: ESL elementary school teacher

Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year,
Work Description:

Iran for two years, after Peace Corps had to leave Libya (after the
coup). A short training took place in Tehran (one week). I taught ESL in
a primary school in Qaen one year and Birjand, one year.

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

I stayed and taught ESL at the undergraduate and graduate levels in
Mashed and Tehran for another eight years. After the revolution in
Iran, I returned to the States and started ESL programs in Cleveland
and then Berkeley. After 20 years, I then retired.

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

The best education I could ever wish for....a life-changing experience

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

Brook and Malcolm Travelstead,John and Katie Wilhelm, Darryl Spencer

Originally posted: February 28, 2002

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