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1967: Marilyn Skeen Lamin served in Sierra Leone in Kabala, Sumbuya, Bo, Kenema, Freetown beginning in 1967
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Marilyn Skeen Lamin can be contacted at mslaminacompuservedcom
Country of Service: Sierra Leone
Training Group: Sierra Leone 1967 (D.C. and Jamaica)
Cities you served in: Kabala, Sumbuya, Bo, Kenema, Freetown
Arrival Year: 1967
Departure Year: 1970
Work Description: Secondary Education
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I returned to Texas after twenty years in Sierra Leone, bringing my two
sons with me. I continued to teach at the secondary level for the following
twelve years. Currently, I am writing and giving presentations on my
experiences and my passion for African and Caribbean literature.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
The Peace Corps molded my character and transformed my life...my two
American-Sierra Leonean sons are the ultimate proof of that! I have
continued to be an unofficial 'Ambassador' for the Peace Corps to
countless Texas students--and teachers--since my return.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Betsy Grob---RPCV Sierra Leone 1967-1969
Originally posted: August 23, 2002
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