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1966: Steve Willcox served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in India in Moga, Ferozepur District beginning in 1966
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Steve Willcox can be contacted at scwllxayahoodcom
Country of Service: India
Training Group: 32
Cities you served in: Moga, Ferozepur District
Arrival Year: 1966
Departure Year: 1968
Village Level Food Production for Moga I Block. Served as an AEO.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Received an undergraduate degree in South Asian History from the University of Missouri in 1970. Had difficulty finding a job with that degree. Worked for the Santa Fe railroad as a crew caller for almost a year. Went to journalism school for a while. Then University of Missouri Law School. Have been a Judge for almost 30 years now. Beautiful wife Cindy, 3 children and 5 grandchildren.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It was a great experience. Was treated very well by my Punjabi coworkers and Indians in general. Mae good friends. Proud of the village school I helped build with Peace corps school partnership money, from Great Neck, NY Highschool.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Jim Mitchell, and everyone in India 32. Saw North India Director Ernie Peterson in San Francisco a few years ago.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Live will and prosper.
Originally posted: August 8, 2008
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1966; Peace Corps India; Directory of India RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for India RPCVs
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