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1988: rebecca hardin served in Central African Republic in Yongoro Bolaye (near Bouar) and Bayanga beginning in 1988
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer rebecca hardin can be contacted at rhardinawcfiadharvarddedu
Country of Service: Central African Republic
Training Group: South Carolina and Bukavu Ag Volunteers
Cities you served in: Yongoro Bolaye (near Bouar) and Bayanga
Arrival Year: 1988
Departure Year: 1992
Beekeeper in the Nana Mambere area; Conservation work in the Dzanga Sangha Dense Forest Reserve
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I became and anthropologist; my husband Arun Agrawal and I are both teaching and doing research about environment and development issues
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I learned more about myself and the world than I could ever have done otherwise; also learned how to live.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Yon Makino...I need his permission to reproduce his handrawn map of Bayanga in one of my publications!
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Just shouts out to all; keep teaching, however you can, so that the War Corps doesn't end up trumping what we learned about how to serve this country for Peace!
Originally posted: February 10, 2006
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