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1977: Bob LaGesse served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Brazil in Vi�osa, Minas Gerais beginning in 1977
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Bob LaGesse can be contacted at rmlagesseagmaildcom
Country of Service: Brazil
Training Group: Lavras, Brazil
Cities you served in: Vi�osa, Minas Gerais
Arrival Year: Jan 1977
Departure Year: Apr 1979
IT Consultant for the Universidade Federal de Vi�osa, primarily for the Ag Econ and Rural Sociology departments.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
After my Peace Corps service ended, I attended The Ohio State University for a Masters in Computer Science and have been living in Ohio ever since, still working as a computer geek. Enid and I have a daughter Lilia (age 27) and son Nick (age 22) who are the joy of my life and I'm immensely proud of both of them. I've been living in Oxford, OH since 1987. I remarried a wonderful woman, Bonita Porter back in 1996 and I've been living a rather sedate life. However, I still do eventually want to travel down the Amazon River sometime - anyone want to come along? :-)
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
What I experienced during my two years as a volunteer was truly life changing for me. I had the honor of meeting some of the finest and most interesting people there.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone and everyone.
Originally posted: 8/24/2009
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1977; Peace Corps Brazil; Directory of Brazil RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Brazil RPCVs
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