|By Admin1 (admin) (pool-141-157-9-190.balt.east.verizon.net - 220.127.116.11) on Thursday, March 30, 2006 - 11:43 am: Edit Post|
1998: Lory Alido (Giddings) served in Paraguay in Chore (Calle Primero de Marzo) - Segundo Dpt. de San Pedro beginning in 1998
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Lory Alido (Giddings) can be contacted at jlalidoafairwaycanyondorg
Country of Service: Paraguay
Training Group: A-28
Cities you served in: Chore (Calle Primero de Marzo) - Segundo Dpt. de San Pedro
Arrival Year: 1998
Departure Year: 2000
Rural Health Extension
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Since returning I have worked in domestic public health as a community center director. I most recently returned to school to get my lisence as a registered nurse which I now have. I am working as a post-partum nurse in CA. I also was married to Jay Alido in June of 2004. Marraige is awesome!
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I love my experience as a PCV. I think it was the richest most valuable experience I have had in my life. Speaking spanish with my patients and acquaintances here in the US is such a gift.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Any of the people from A-28. We should really plan a reunion soon.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
God bless you as you reintegrate into you domestic lives. Continue to take on opportunities no matter what!
Originally posted: March 30, 2006
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|By Lory S Alido (18.104.22.168) on Tuesday, December 02, 2008 - 4:50 am: Edit Post|
Just wanted to add that I have become a mother since my last posting. Our daughter Ella Mae Alido was born on April 17, 2007. She is a beautiful healthy 19 mo. old toddler now and is definitely keeping my husband and I busy.