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1978: Tom Donovan served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Togo in Sokode and Akonta beginning in 1978
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Tom Donovan can be contacted at tfdejdacomcastdnet
Country of Service: Togo
Training Group: Rural Development
Cities you served in: Sokode and Akonta
Arrival Year: 1978
Departure Year: 1981
Taught Drafting @ Lycee Technique the first year and tranferred to School Construction for the next two years
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Married, revisited Togo in 1985, moved to Florida in 1982 starting a career in heavy construction, sail every chance I get
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
How wonderful a gift it is to live with another culture - How humbling it is to see we all can learn from others - regardless of how comfortable and advanced we may think we are
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Any of those great people I served with during the '78 - '81 time frame. As they say, "if I have to explain it, you don't understand it" - words can't describe the magic ...
Originally posted: June 3, 2007
Peace Corps Togo; Directory of Togo RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Togo RPCVs; Peace Corps Annual Report: 1978
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