1978: Patty Floch Bruzek served in Sierra Leone in Gbaaima, Gbo Chiefdom beginning in 1978

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1978: Patty Floch Bruzek served in Sierra Leone in Gbaaima, Gbo Chiefdom beginning in 1978

1978: Patty Floch Bruzek served in Sierra Leone in Gbaaima, Gbo Chiefdom beginning in 1978

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Patty Floch Bruzek can be contacted at bruzekkpacomcastdnet

Country of Service: Sierra Leone

Cities you served in: Gbaaima, Gbo Chiefdom

Arrival Year: 1978

Departure Year: 1980

Work Description:

Teacher Trainer for Primary Teachers in Math, English, and Health

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

Also taught at the American School in Japan 84-87. Married to Ken Bruzek and have one son, Scott. I teach math in Lombard, IL

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

What a wonderful experience to have right after college! The village embraced me and took me in as one of their own. When I went back to visit 7 years later, I felt like I was coming back home.

Any message for returned volunteers?:

Try as hard as you can to keep in touch with people from your host country. It is very rewarding!

Originally posted: April 21, 2006



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