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1979: Andrea D'amore-Braver served in Kenya in Kithimani, Machakos District beginning in 1979
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Andrea D'amore-Braver can be contacted at A4DBFAMILYaWowwaydcom
Country of Service: Kenya
Training Group: Rural Women's Extension
Cities you served in: Kithimani, Machakos District
Arrival Year: 1979
Departure Year: 1981
Worked w/ women's Groups and 4K clubs at local primary schools, teaching nutrition, health, horticulture, marketed local baskets made by women, marleted vegtables grown by 4-K clubs, made cement water jugs to collect rain water, etc.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I married my husband Arnie in 1986. My son Alex was born in in 1991 and my son Andrew was born in 1998. I have worked the last 20 years as a probation officer for 2 different felony courts in MI. My family and I have lived in our wonderful community of Troy in the same house since 1996. I am a busy, active professional, wife and mom.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I am so glad I took the time when I did to experience a life so different from the one in which I was raised and the life I lead now. It was an enriching and invaluable experience. To this day people are very curious about this time in my life and enjoy the stories I have to tell. Particularly my son Alex.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
I would really like to hear from Dixie Petty and Marion Love and anyone from our group.
Originally posted: May 22, 2006
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