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1970: Karen Clarkson served in Marshall Islands in Aerok, Ailinglaplap beginning in 1970
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Karen Clarkson can be contacted at karenatheclarksonsdcom
Country of Service: Marshall Islands
Training Group: Micro 9
Cities you served in: Aerok, Ailinglaplap
Arrival Year: 1970
Departure Year: 1972
Work Description: Elementary teacher
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
My husband, Joe, who also served with me in the Marshall Islands, and I
live on a small farm on the Hamakua Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. We
have raised two children, one of whom has graduated from college, and
the other is a sophomore, both on the mainland. I am a real estate broker
and Joe is an engineering technicican at a cogeneration power plant and
also a renewable energy consultant, which takes him to Fiji from time to
time. He built a solar and wind system in the village of Nabouwalu. He has
also designed and built various renewable energy systems here on the Big
Island, including our own, and maintains a hybrid village power plant at
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Some of the most rewarding and interesting days of my life. This despite
the fact that our assigned work was not particularly useful.
Originally posted: January 30, 2002
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