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Madeline Uraneck served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Lesotho from 2007 to 2009. She applied to the Peace Corps at age 59, after working for Wisconsin Public Radio, teaching English in Japan, and serving as an international education consultant. In Lesotho, Madeline worked as a teacher trainer in a remote area, and the job required her to walk for hours to reach the rural schools. After extending her service for a third year, she joined the Peace Corps staff from 2010 to 2012, and was based in Washington, DC, Turkmenistan, and Kyrgyzstan. The interview includes discussion of life as a "50+" volunteer, and a contrast between being a volunteer and working as staff. 3 digital audio files (web streaming files combined into 1 file). Interviewed and recorded by Phyllis Noble, September 23, 2015.
Date(s) of Materials: 23 September 2015
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