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1968: ALAN DREW BARONE served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in INDIA in NAKODAR BLOCK, JULLUNDUR DISTRICT, PUNJAB STATE beginning in 1968
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer ALAN DREW BARONE can be contacted at alandbaroneayahoodcom
Country of Service: INDIA
Training Group: GROUP INDIA -53
Cities you served in: NAKODAR BLOCK, JULLUNDUR DISTRICT, PUNJAB STATE
Arrival Year: 1968
Departure Year: 1970
VILLAGE LEVEL FOOD PRODUCTION
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
WENT TO THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY 1970; MARRIED 1971;UNITED METHODIST MINISTER
IN OHIO 1973-1998; HOSPICE CHAPLAIN
1995-PRESENT;3 GROWN CHILDREN; I STILL SPEAK HINDUSTANI TO INDIAN PEOPLE AND THEY WANT TO KNOW WHERE I LEARNED IT.I LOVE PUNJABI FOOD.I CONSIDER INDIA MY SECOND HOME.I HAVE NOT RETURN YET, BUT I WOULD LOVE TO GO AND REVISIT, NAKODAR BLOCK AND LADHARN VILLAGE.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE FOR ME. BUILT MY SELF-CONFIDENCE, MADE ME A WORLD CITIZEN. HELPED ME SEE THE U.S.A. FROM
THE EYES OF OTHERS. I WISH OUR GOVERNMENT COULD SEE THIS WAY TOO.I AM DELIGHTED WITH THE PROGRESS INDIA HAS MADE SINCE 1970. THE MIDDLE CLASS HAS GOTTEN MUCH LARGER.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
I WOULD LOVE TO HAVE ANOTHER REUNION OF INDIA-53. I COULD NOT COME TO THE 25TH
REUNION IN 1994.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO HAVE THE PEACE CORPS EXPERIENCE. IT MAKES BETTER CITIZENS OF US, AND HELPS US TO MAKE OUR NATION BE A
BETTER CITIZEN OF THE WORLD.
Originally posted: August 12, 2007
Peace Corps India; Directory of India RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for India RPCVs; Peace Corps Annual Report: 1968
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