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1966: Elliott Katz served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in India in Allappay. Trivamdrum beginning in 1966
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Elliott Katz can be contacted at eekatzaoptusnetdcomdau
Country of Service: India
Training Group: India 31
Cities you served in: Allappay. Trivamdrum
Arrival Year: 1966
Departure Year: 1968
Consultant to small and medium sized business
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Left India in 1968 and went to Israel where I spent two years studying and working. Met an Australian, married and went to Australia in 1970. Worked in industry for five years and then moved to college/university setting as student counsellor and eventually director of student services. Now retired with interests in billiards and snooker, competitive swimming and Art Deco and Modernist design. Still married with two children but no grandkids yet.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It was the greatest experience of my life. It gave me an internationalist view of the world rather then the Ameri-centric most Americans seem to hold. I also was able to start growing in being an adult.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone who was in India with me in the 60's
Originally posted: 12/1/2009
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1966; Peace Corps India; Directory of India RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for India RPCVs
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