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1963: George Kenneth Shuey served in Sarawak, Malaysia 1963 -65 in Kanowit beginning in 1963
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer George Kenneth Shuey can be contacted at kshueyacshoredcom
Country of Service: Sarawak, Malaysia 1963 -65
Training Group: North Borneo-Sarawak II
Cities you served in: Kanowit
Arrival Year: 1963
Departure Year: 1965
Work Description: Secondary school teacher
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work
Training Project Director and Instructor. Hilo P.C.Trng Center, Hawai'i, and
in Western Samoa 1964-65.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
EastWestCenter/UH M.F.A.degree, P.C. trainer, film/tv product'n,
teaching architectural design. Lived in Hawai'i, Calif, Utah, NY and
currently Connecticut. 2 grown daughters. Visit website at
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
One of the defining experiences of my life. Lasting effect on outlook toward
fellow humans and other life.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone who remembers me! Malaysia, Samoa, Fiji. Also, Lu Jean Hower,
where are you?
Any message for returned volunteers?:
It's very important to stay in touch with other Returned Volunteers. Expect
to be a real misfit for the rest of your life. The general population does not
understand your knowledge of societies, culture, politics, problems,and
general life outside their own narrow worlds. And they don't want to hear
about anything that might change their opinions. Accept this. Don't let it
frustrate you. Remember the limits of your knowledge before you were a
PCV. Just keep trying patiently to help them learn, because now you know
so much more about how the world works than they do.
Originally posted: February 1, 2002
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