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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,
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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