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1981: John McMurtry served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Botswana in Tutume beginning in 1981
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer John McMurtry can be contacted at mcmurtrydjohnagmaildcom
Country of Service: Botswana
Training Group: CAST Norfolk Va 1981
Cities you served in: Tutume
Arrival Year: July 1981
Departure Year: 1983 from PC, 1985 from Tutume
Science Teacher at Tutume McConnell Community College, girls softball coach, Drought relief coordinator,
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
2 more years at Tutume private contract, 7 years (86-93) taught Biology at Loyola Academy in Chicago Area, 3 years (93-96)taught IB Biology at Copenhagen Int School, Denmark, 11 years (96- now) Munich Int School- IB Diploma coordinator and teaching IB biology. Met Nicole who became my wife while passing through Europe on the way to US after Botswana, 2 children- son now 16, daughter now 12.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
miss the quiet, the sun, the people, speaking Kalanga. It was the best teacher training I could imagine- I had to learn everything on my own.
Originally posted: April 21, 2007
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