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1973: Mike Rostron served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Afghanistan in Kabul beginning in 1973
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Mike Rostron can be contacted at mrostronaseanetdcom
Country of Service: Afghanistan
Training Group: cycle 15
Cities you served in: Kabul
Arrival Year: 1973
Departure Year: 1973
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Married 1978. Two girls, now 26 and 17. Spent many years in Alaska, now in Bellingham Wa. See my web site at: http://web.mac.com/mikerostron/
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It is so sad to see the state of Kabul now, compared to what it was when I was there; in retrospect 1973 may have been the the end of the best era in the countries history. I often wonder how things might be if general Dauod would have survived and his ideas of modernization carried out.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone from cycle 15, but especially Keith Heldenbrand, John Mizell, Tony & Dennis (can't remember last names). Did Shahmamud Zadran survive the Russian invasions and Taliban regimes?
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Keep a diary of your experiences, especially with names of friends and locals who were important to you.
Originally posted: October 24, 2006
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