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1964: Ken Winkler served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in India in Khed, Kolhapur beginning in 1964
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Ken Winkler can be contacted at ken_winklerahotmaildcom
Country of Service: India
Training Group: India 6
Cities you served in: Khed, Kolhapur
Arrival Year: 1964
Departure Year: 1966
Served as poultry husbandy volunteer in a rural setting; also helped set up a marketing coop for eggs.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Czech Republlic 1995-96, Taught the teaching of English to Czech Univesity students in Liberec
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I received an MA in English; taught radical students in Oakland, CA; worked for six years in Thailand; published three books; taught at UCLA and California commumnity colleges; hiked the Sierras; became a Tibetan Buddhist practitioner and studied with the Dalai Lama. Currently working on my autobiography.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It was the most defining moment of my life serving in India. I haven't been the same since.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
John Schmidt, Irving Lundquist, Barbara Najor, Steve Hano, Sarah Connor, Charles Houston, Felix Knauth.
Originally posted: June 3, 2007
Peace Corps India; Directory of India RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for India RPCVs; Peace Corps Annual Report: 1964
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