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1968: Peter Alan Clark served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Brazil in Recife, Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador beginning in 1968
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Peter Alan Clark can be contacted at peterleeagoldcom
Country of Service: Brazil
Training Group: Recife Community Development
Cities you served in: Recife, Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador
Arrival Year: 1968 and 1972
Departure Year: 1970 and 1973
The original Recife program was health and recreation programs with small schools in the favelas, but local politics stopped the program from getting started. I moved to Petropolis to work in Cidade de Meninos (Boys Town)as a councelor and teacher and taught at the Catholic University as well. Also provided photographic services to the PC office in Niteroi.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
I returned to PC Brazil in 1972 to Bahia in a community development program and moved to Rio de Janeiro as a program planner for special education services to the State of Rio de Janeiro.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Professional photographer (website: www.fototake.smugmug.com) and teacher of Special Education, currently working for DOD in Japan.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Nothing but the fondest memories.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Jarvis Calvin, Michele St. Clair
Originally posted: October 21, 2007
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1968; Peace Corps Brazil; Directory of Brazil RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Brazil RPCVs
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