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1993: sarah grinnan ehlers served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras in Guarda Raya, Yoro beginning in 1993
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer sarah grinnan ehlers can be contacted at sehlersaugadedu
Country of Service: Honduras
Training Group: Grupo 100
Cities you served in: Guarda Raya, Yoro
Arrival Year: 1993
Departure Year: 1995
Maternal Child Health Care
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I am married to Ben Ehlers, professor of Spanish History at UGA. We have 3 boys, Coles, Thomas and Andrew. I am slowly working on my PhD in Latin American Literature at UGA and I teach ESL.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
In a lot of ways my experience in Honduras made me who I am today. I married a fellow Spanish speaker who like me loves to travel and I still love the Spanish language and the culture of all Spanish speaking countries. My time there made me appreciate the world and my place in it in a profound way. I loved it.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
I would love to hear from anyone.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Don't lose your language skills. Try to continue to see your community as a place that you can contribute to.
Originally posted: October 21, 2007
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1993; Peace Corps Honduras; Directory of Honduras RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Honduras RPCVs
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