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1980: Scott & Myra Erickson served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Tuvalu in Nukulaelae beginning in 1980
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Scott & Myra Erickson can be contacted at imiloa57acomcastdnet
Country of Service: Tuvalu
Training Group: Tuvalu 2
Cities you served in: Nukulaelae
Arrival Year: 1980
Departure Year: 1982
Rural community development (water catchment and storage, National Development Plan implementation, village planning, women's education, preschool development, etc.)
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Served on in-country training staff for incoming Tuvalu PCV group in fall 1982.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Attended Univ of Hawaii 1983-1985 for masters; two sons (Andrew & Nick); live in Manteca, CA; Scott works in low-income housing for local govt; Myra is a kindergarten teacher.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Our PC experience had a profound impact on our lives and stays with us to this day.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
All of our original Tu8 PC homies (Dilley's, Foster's, McBride's, DeLeon's, Niko Besnier) as well as anyone else with whom we crossed paths.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Let's stay in touch - we shared a lot of good times (and supported each other through challenging times).
Originally posted: April 5, 2008
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1980; Peace Corps Tuvalu; Directory of Tuvalu RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Tuvalu RPCVs
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