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1989: Melinda Sue Hutchings served in Sierra Leone, W. Africa in Makeni beginning in 1989
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Melinda Sue Hutchings can be contacted at mshutcharicededu
Country of Service: Sierra Leone, W. Africa
Training Group: Education
Cities you served in: Makeni
Arrival Year: 1989
Departure Year: 1991
Work Description: home ec teacher at Birch Memorial Secondary Sch.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
work in public affairs for Rice Un. in Houston, TX; use every opportunity
to recruit & mentor Rice students interested in the Peace Corps
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Still the best job I ever had!
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Find a RPCV group as soon as possible and let them be your support
while transitioning back into 1st-World life; RPCVs are a great
networking source. Resettling takes time; don't become discouraged;
talk about your experience with anyone who will listen!
Originally posted: December 4, 2001
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