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1970: Joy Hoadley Derksen served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Malaysia in Seremban beginning in 1970
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Joy Hoadley Derksen can be contacted at jtderksenatampabaydrrdcom
Country of Service: Malaysia
Training Group: Health 28
Cities you served in: Seremban
Arrival Year: 1970
Departure Year: 1972
State of Negri Sembilan Tuberculosis Coordination
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Health group 28 1970, left 1972, worked with tuberculosis and leprosy patients
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Became a nurse practitioner, married another PCV Stephen Derksen, had two children, lived in many places including Singapore and Argentina, taught school and am now retired in Florida where I do community volunteering.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Great experience in living in another culture, learning a language, and traveling.
Originally posted: 1/10/2009
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1970; Peace Corps Malaysia; Directory of Malaysia RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Malaysia RPCVs
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