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1964: Robert D. Farrell served in Tunisia in Tunis beginning in 1964
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Robert D. Farrell can be contacted at bobadaticadcom
Country of Service: Tunisia
Training Group: Univ. of Utah/ Morocco & Tunisia
Cities you served in: Tunis
Arrival Year: 1964
Departure Year: 1966
Work Description: Admin. Asst. to Director of Public Works
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
General Civil Engineering projects; Liason btwn GOT and USAID and World Bank for project funding.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I came back to the USA 36 years ago and have never used RPCV status as a professional start-point or frame of reference, although it clearly has been a major factor in my general outlook. I have been a corporate executive in the Computer industry since getting an MBA in 1968. More than half of my post PC work-life has been lived outside the USA, and I currently operate my own business, in San Jose, California.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
The volunteer is the greatest beneficiary. Hopefully, each volunteer is also able to make a meaningful contribution to the host country in some way.
Originally posted: August 1, 2002
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