1968: Carolyn Mary Beckwith O'Murphy served in Sierra Leone in PortLoko,Tikonko beginning in 1968

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1968: Carolyn Mary Beckwith O'Murphy served in Sierra Leone in PortLoko,Tikonko beginning in 1968

1968: Carolyn Mary Beckwith O'Murphy served in Sierra Leone in PortLoko,Tikonko beginning in 1968

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Carolyn Mary Beckwith O'Murphy can be contacted at nimhurchu2000ayahoodcom

Country of Service: Sierra Leone

Training Group: 1968

Cities you served in: PortLoko,Tikonko

Arrival Year: 1968

Departure Year: 1970

Work Description:

Taught Reading/ESl in PortLoko and mostly at the Tikonko elementary schools-grades1-6

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

Returned to teaching. Made a second
brief leave, and especially in recent years struggling to return to teaching on primary level. Have had considerable travel US, and overseas.
Did teach some in New Mexico,and spent a year in Kenya a while back.

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

I tell everyone money could never buy the experience.It's a lifetime,
life-changing experience.

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

Would love to hear from other vols of Sierra Leone experience-especially any of Tikonko. Also,can anyone contact me on RPCV groups in MA area to link up with?

Any message for returned volunteers?:

Any body know a good area for an older experienced teacher to look for work.Not willing to hang up the
chalkboard yet.

Originally posted: May 22, 2006



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