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1966: George R. Gardner served in Chile in Valparaiso, Chile beginning in 1966
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer George R. Gardner can be contacted at georgeagalgarddcom
Country of Service: Chile
Training Group: Chile 16
Cities you served in: Valparaiso, Chile
Arrival Year: 1966
Departure Year: 1968
Worked promoting and developing credit unions and cooperatives in the hills of Valparaiso.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Worked in Nicaragua, Mexico, Egypt. Completed M.S. at Auburn; completed Ph.D. at Cornell. Taught at New Mexico and Auburn. Worked in field of agricultural economics and development economics last 25 years, with focus on African food security and agricultural policies last 15 years. Married to RPCV (Malaysia) with two grown sons who have graduated university. It is fair to say that I have devoted the majority of my career to developing nations, thanks to my Peace Corps start.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Were we ever that young and naive?!
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Chile 16 RPCV's.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Keep the faith.
Originally posted: March 30, 2006
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