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1985: Anne Arquette served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Togo in Okou-Omoutchi beginning in 1985
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Anne Arquette can be contacted at narnia37ayahoodcom
Country of Service: Togo
Training Group: Fisheries I 1985
Cities you served in: Okou-Omoutchi
Arrival Year: 1985
Departure Year: 1987
Freshwater Fish Pond Construction and Fish Elevage
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Currently working as an RN for a home-based hospice.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I gained so much from my experiences in Togo! Working in health care for many years now, I meet veterans of many wars, for whom the war years remain the focal point of their lives. I am privileged to hear their "war stories" and reminisces. When I reach that stage in my own life, my experiences as a Peace Corps Volunteer will be the equivalent of those "war years". I'll be telling my caregivers about the kitten-sized spider who lived in my shower, the time I got a root canal in Dakar, how I got the scar on my knee (DT 125 accident!), the time a bush taxi stopped for an hour so a passenger could give birth, about palm wine, tchouk, about tilapia harvests and fufu....
Originally posted: April 21, 2007
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