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1964: B. Preston Root III served in Togo in Togoville beginning in 1964
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer B. Preston Root III can be contacted at brootiiiabellatlanticdnet
Country of Service: Togo
Training Group: Oberlin College
Cities you served in: Togoville
Arrival Year: 1964
Departure Year: 1966
I taught English as a foreign language to French speaking boys at L'Ecole Normale de Togoville grades 7 through 10th.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
After the Peace Corps, I joined the US Army and was stationed at the Pentagon for 3 years. Being honorably discharged, I then went into the insurance and investment business with Metropolitan Life in Washington,DC. In 1976, I returned to Morristown, NJ where I grew up and went into business for myself. In 2005, I retired from the business where I was a retirement planner.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
The Peace Corps was one of the greatest experiences of my life.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
I am looking for Donna Johnson Wright and Marge Melun.
Originally posted: July 31, 2006
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