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1968: Larry Larrichio served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Colombia in Quindio (Buenavista, Quimbaya) beginning in 1968
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Larry Larrichio can be contacted at larryabcaunmdedu
Country of Service: Colombia
Training Group: Colombia RCD 1 Escondido
Cities you served in: Quindio (Buenavista, Quimbaya)
Arrival Year: 1968
Departure Year: 1970
RCD Accion Comunal/Fisheries
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Completed Ph.D in Latin American Studies at the University of New Mexico; travel to Colombia for research on regular basis; married Alida in Armenia in 1969. We have twochildren, Scott and Kim, both of whom have studied in Colombia, but have completed their degrees here at UNM. I teach at Santa Fe Community College, and at a Charter School in Albuquerque.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
My experince was wonderful and I have close ties to Colombia and Colombians. Will publish through the Instituto de Antropologia e Historia this year, and work at archives in Caratgo and Bogota (Nationa Archivs)
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
everybody from my training group and all of the volunteers from the Quindio.
Originally posted: October 24, 2006
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