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1998: Ethan Cooper served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in St. Lucia in Castries, Gros Islet beginning in 1998
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Ethan Cooper can be contacted at ethandcooperacvcsbdorg
Country of Service: St. Lucia
Training Group: EC64
Cities you served in: Castries, Gros Islet
Arrival Year: 1998
Departure Year: 2000
Teacher and school counselor at an alternative secondary school in Castries and Gros Islet(CARE). Also taught swimming to children age 5-10 in Castries
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Moved to Virginia, then to Colorado, then back to Virginia. Got married in 2003. No kids yet, but we are adopting from China. I am a forensic outpatient therapist, working with very naughty adoloescents (mostly sexual offenders).
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
As time goes by, the bad things slip away into a distant memory. Life was good there and I enjoyed my service. I can recall really good times, good people, great food, nice weather, and life long friends (all of whom I miss, but schmuck that I am, do not keep in touch with nearly enough).
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Well, I guess I would like to hear from Warren Passin, Nikka, Danni Piccilo, Tina Hyatt, Jenny Kozicki, Jeff Listermen (from training)
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Keep in touch with everyone and follow the three goals of Peace Corps. Eat Mangos, green bananas, and salt fish (all mixed together if possible). Also, get a tattoo that will forever remind you of your experience in the Peace Corps.
Originally posted: July 13, 2007
Peace Corps Saint Lucia; Directory of Saint Lucia RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Saint Lucia RPCVs; Peace Corps Annual Report: 1998
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