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1962: Sylvia J. Feinman served in Togo in Lome, Woame beginning in 1962
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Sylvia J. Feinman can be contacted at SFeinmanaaoldcom
Country of Service: Togo
Training Group: ?? (See below)
Cities you served in: Lome, Woame
Arrival Year: 1962
Departure Year: 1964
Work Description: English teacher in lycee and cours complementaire
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year,
I don't think "training group" was a term used during my years of
service. I trained at Howard University in Washington, D.C., with the
first group sent to French West Africa--Togo, Senegal and Niger. I
think I was one of the volunteers whose records were lost in a fire
at PC headquarters during the Nixon administration, so I treasure
the letter President Kennedy sent to thank the volunteers who
served during the early years.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I volunteered to teach in Israel for one year after the June 1967
war. I was an editor for Girl Scouts of the USA for a number of years
and later became a lawyer. Now I am an administrative law judge
for the New York City Department of Health. When Friends of Togo
was first organized, was a Board member. In the 1980s, after more
than a 20 year absence, I returned to visit Togo but have been fairly
out of touch in recent years.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I would like to return to this question another day.
Originally posted: March 16, 2002
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