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1968: irwin arieff served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal in Tatene Bambara, Thies beginning in 1968
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer irwin arieff can be contacted at irwin_arieffayahoodcom
Country of Service: Senegal
Training Group: St. Croix, Virgin Islands, fall 1968
Cities you served in: Tatene Bambara, Thies
Arrival Year: 1968
Departure Year: 1971
I worked in Tatene Bambara as part of the Animation Rurale program, then worked a third year as a "regional coordinator" for the program in Thies
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Worked in a restaurant in Eugene, Ore., then got a masters in journalism, headed to washington, married, had a daughter (who has been to senegal twice), worked as a journalist nearly 40 years in washington, paris and new york, now semi-retired in new york city.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
The single most life-forming thing I have ever done.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
I'm in touch with rocky fredrickson, steve salley, dan devine, would love hearing from any of the thies-area gang and the ex-gabon guys.
Originally posted: 8/28/2008
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1968; Peace Corps Senegal; Directory of Senegal RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Senegal RPCVs
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