1988: Susie McGowan served in Sierra Leone in Mambolo beginning in 1988

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By Admin1 (admin) (pool-141-157-9-190.balt.east.verizon.net - on Thursday, March 30, 2006 - 11:48 am: Edit Post

1988: Susie McGowan served in Sierra Leone in Mambolo beginning in 1988

1988: Susie McGowan served in Sierra Leone in Mambolo beginning in 1988

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Susie McGowan can be contacted at suman12ahotmaildcom

Country of Service: Sierra Leone

Training Group: Education

Cities you served in: Mambolo

Arrival Year: 1988

Departure Year: 1990

Work Description:

Secondary Mathematics Teacher (and I taught a bit of tap dancing...)

Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:

Oh...worked at a mag to promote independent living for people with disabilities for years...now just plain marketing and graphic design...

Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:

I always say it was the very best and the very worst experience...but my memories are mostly fond...it makes me so sad to think of the horrible war and the mercenaries and all...

Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:

ANYONE who would like to contact me.

Any message for returned volunteers?:

Hang in there!!! And do try a 5-year reunion--it's well worth it!

Originally posted: March 30, 2006

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By BILO KAMARA (nmcsd152150.med.navy.mil - on Tuesday, May 27, 2008 - 8:55 pm: Edit Post

Yes, I really want to contact Susie McGowan on of the peace corps that went to Mambolo in 1988. She taught me Mathematics at the Great Scarcis Secondary School, Mambolo. Now I am in California. I want to thank Susie for the time and relentless effort of volunteer work with the Peace Corps. The people of Mambolo miss her and I will love to see Suzie again in my life.

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