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1964: Karen White Pettigrew served in Malaysia in Kangar Perlis, Kg. Siputeh, Kedah beginning in 1964
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Karen White Pettigrew can be contacted at kwpettigrewaayadyalededu
Country of Service: Malaysia
Training Group: VII
Cities you served in: Kangar Perlis, Kg. Siputeh, Kedah
Arrival Year: 1964
Departure Year: 1966
Nurse in Kg. Gail Clinic-1 yr.
Community Development in Kg. Siputeh
for 1 yr.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Lived and worked in Washington DC until graduate school in 1976. Became a nurse-midwife. Live in Rapid City SD now. Our older daughter is presently serving as a PCV in Mauritania.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
They were the best days in an amazing country. The experience directed my life.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Pauline Cote who was a nurse from Rhode Island who was probably in Malaysia IV or V. She was stationed near Kangar Perlis and saved me from my homesickness and culture shock.
Originally posted: October 7, 2003
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|By Fauzy Halim (j36.bkr50.jaring.my - 188.8.131.52) on Tuesday, November 21, 2006 - 2:49 am: Edit Post|
Dear RPCVs, Karen White and Rod Pettigrew homecoming to Kedah & Perlis last week,and the 3-day feast given in her honor at the village where she served as a nurse over 40 years ago,do make me feel good to be involved with the Peace Corps, albeit only as an instructor.In my opinion, Peace Corps is the most effective foreign policy for USA.Thanks Peace Corps.