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1964: Donna Johnson Wright served in Togo in Tsevie & Lome beginning in 1964
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Donna Johnson Wright can be contacted at dwrightmswamsndcom
Country of Service: Togo
Training Group: Oberlin College
Cities you served in: Tsevie & Lome
Arrival Year: 1964
Departure Year: 1966
Work Description: TEFL Teacher
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Immediately after my return to the US I worked for a number of War On Poverty Programs both in Chicago, IL and Vermont . I returned to live in Chicago, completed a Masters degree in Social Work at U of C, married and had two children. I'm currently working as a public school social worker in Chicago.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Looking back, they were two of the most significant years of my life. I learned to live independently and cooperatively, developed an appreciation and respect for previously unknown cultures, and learned more about myself than I could have ever imagined.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Just a hello to all those who participated in the Oberlin College Training Group of '64....they were an exceptionally challenging and motivated group of individuals.
Originally posted: March 5, 2003
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