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1968: Ken Nirenberg served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Malaysia in Kuala Dungun, Kuala Lumpur beginning in 1968
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Ken Nirenberg can be contacted at knirenbergaattdnet
Country of Service: Malaysia
Training Group: Malaysia XX
Cities you served in: Kuala Dungun, Kuala Lumpur
Arrival Year: 1968
Departure Year: 1971
Kuala Dungun - 2 years teaching secondary school, forms 3-5. Subjects- Math, Science, PE, Health Science, Civics, English.
Kuala Lumpur - 1 year working at the Accountant General's office helping to computerize the federal government payroll.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Went to work for a small computer service bureau as a junior programmer. 35 years later, I was president of that company and have retired. Married a Malaysian national during my Peace Corps years and have 3 wonderful children from that marriage, which lasted 19 years. Have been married to my second wife, Carol, for 15 years.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Clearly, those were years that changed my life in many ways. They were fulfilling and provided me with life-long friends in Malaysia.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Let your PC experience live on by staying in touch with your host country friends.
Originally posted: August 8, 2008
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1968; Peace Corps Malaysia; Directory of Malaysia RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Malaysia RPCVs
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