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1964: JOEL ATKINSON served in REPUBLIC OF SOMALIA in CHISIMAIO AND MOGADISHU beginning in 1964
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer JOEL ATKINSON can be contacted at JAtkinsonaNativityCathedraldorg
Country of Service: REPUBLIC OF SOMALIA
Training Group: SOMALIA II
Cities you served in: CHISIMAIO AND MOGADISHU
Arrival Year: 1964
Departure Year: 1966
English...Somalia Police Force [English, set up language lab, taught P.E.]...United Nations [researched administration of edudcation grants and wrote law to better regualate their administration].
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
MBA...MASTERS OF DIVINTY...CHASE MANHATTAN BANK [BEIRUT & BAHRAIN...BUILDING CONTRACTOR [FLORIDA]...DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, STATE OF FLORIDA [SECTION 8 HOUSING PROGRAM]...CHURCHES IN VERMONT [VICAR]; MINNESOTA [RECTOR]; KENTUCKY [RECTOR]; VIRGINIA [RECTOR]; PENNSYLVANIA [CANON MISSIONER]
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT TIMES IN MY LIFE BUT, ON THE OTHER HAND, ONE OF MY GREATEST LEARNING EXPERIENCES.
Originally posted: December 28, 2003
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