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1994: Roger O. Burks, Jr. served in Togo in Amegnran (Région Maritime) beginning in 1994
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Roger O. Burks, Jr. can be contacted at burksacaredorg
Country of Service: Togo
Training Group: Pagala, January-May 1994
Cities you served in: Amegnran (Région Maritime)
Arrival Year: 1994
Departure Year: 1996
Work Description: Agroforestry
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Moved to Atlanta, Georgia, in 1997. Married Kellie Porter in 1998.
Currently working as a Communications Specialist for CARE. Check out
my department's website at http://www.kcenter.com/phls
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
So far, the best and most life-changing experience of my life. Plus, I met
my wife there, and that's pretty hard to beat.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Originally posted: June 4, 2002
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|By Roger Burks (nat.mercycorps.org - 18.104.22.168) on Wednesday, March 05, 2008 - 2:58 pm: Edit Post|
Moni-loo, yovos and yovettes. Been a while. It's March 2008 now (I think I wrote this profile back in the late 1990s), and I'm living in Portland, Oregon. I work as Senior Writer/Editor for Mercy Corps, an international relief and development organization. (Go to www.mercycorps.org to read some of my stories, just search by my last name.)
I'm married to Kellie (Porter), who was also a PCV in Togo, and we have one child - a handsome and incredibly cool little three-year-old boy named Asa.
Would love to hear from any of our fellow PCVs.