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    Allen, Christy (1974-1977): Oral history interview
    Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection15 February 2017

    Christy Allen served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Swaziland from 1974 to 1977. She applied to the Peace Corps after completing her undergraduate degree, despite strong opposition from her mother. Her training occurred in a number of different locations within Swaziland, and provided exposure to various kinds of schools as well as instruction in th...

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    Ascienzo, John Michael (2012-2015): Oral history interview
    Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection6 January 2017

    John Michael "J.M." Ascienzo served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand from 2012 to 2015. Ascienzo had experience with AmeriCorps and had been a teacher in Vietnam and South Korea prior to joining the Peace Corps. His training took place in Bangrachan, Singburi Province, where he studied the Thai language. Ascienzo was assigned to Baanluang, a ...

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    Bernstein, Susan D. (1964-1966): Oral history interview
    Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection14 May 2016

    Susan Dill Bernstein served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco from June 1964 to June 1966. She applied to the Peace Corps with many other students while still in school. After graduating from the University of California at Berkeley, she accepted an invitation to teach English and physical education. She was part of a group of 30 volunteers who...

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    Boyd, Thomas H. (2010-2012): Oral history interview
    Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection20 October 2015

    Thomas "Tommy" H. Boyd served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine from March 2010 to December 2012. With a background in youth development programs and teaching, Boyd was part of the 38th group of volunteers to serve in Ukraine and trained with a cluster of five volunteers in Semenivka. The highlight of his training was the opportunity to live wi...

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    Browning, Ivan Carroll (1974): Oral history interview
    Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection1 August 2015

    Ivan Browning applied to Peace Corps after serving as a VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) volunteer in a youth services program in Idaho. After joining the Peace Corps, Browning was stationed in Colombia. After training in Bogota, he worked in an adult rehabilitation program in Neiva where he offered athletic activities to prisoners. He ser...

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    Budd, Amelia "Mimi" (1965-1967): Oral history interview
    Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection2 March 2017

    Amelia "Mimi" Budd was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Nigeria from 1965 to 1967. Her training at Western Michigan University included study of the Hausa language, along with preparation for teaching at the secondary level. When Budd arrived in Kaduna in the Northern Region of Nigeria, she was surprised to find that she was expected to teach in a primar...

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    Clapp, Stephen Caswell (1962-1964): Oral history interview
    Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection31 July 2015

    Stephen Clapp served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Nigeria from 1962 to 1964. After attending Harvard College and working as a journalist for the New York Post, Clapp decided to join the Peace Corps. He trained at Columbia University Teachers College in the secondary education program, which included learning Hausu and Nigerian history and culture....

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    Cox, Kathleen Snyder (1971-1973): Oral history interview
    Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection2 March 2017

    Kathleen Snyder served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras from 1971 to 1973. After training in Puerto Rico, she was assigned to work on a public health and nutrition project organized by Caritas (Catholic Relief Services). Snyder was stationed in Juticalpa, the capital of the Olancho Department. She worked with impoverished women from outlying ...

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    Csuti, Nancy Baughman (1979-1981): Oral history interview
    Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection12 May 2016

    Nancy Baughman Csuti served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal from September 1979 to December 1981. She completed CAST training (Center for Assessment and Training) for four or five days in the United States, then spent one week in Kathmandu prior to her teacher training in Pokhara. Csuti was placed in the village of Paklihawa, in the Terai plain...

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    Currier, Mary Lou (1991-1994): Oral history interview
    Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection8 February 2017

    Mary Lou Currier served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Yemen from 1991 to 1994. She joined the Peace Corps at age 50. Her training in the capital city of Sana’a included the study of Yemeni culture and the Arabic language. Currier was assigned to teach English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) at a university in Sana’a. Additionally, she volunteered at a...

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