Tag Archives: Tunisia

We Can’t Go Back Now: Tunisia, Egypt, Syria

  My mother’s latest post. Sad commentary on the state of the world. We Can’t Go Back Now: Tunisia, Egypt, Syria. Advertisements

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Across the Generations: Mother Latifa

My mother’s post on Barbara Younger’s Friend for the Ride! Bravo, Mom! Across the Generations: Mother Latifa.

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Peace Corps Postcard #3: Where’s Warren?

What makes any experience memorable are the people you meet. My parents are still in touch with several people they met while serving in the Peace Corps. My mother, a justice of the peace, has officiated at a few weddings … Continue reading

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Peace Corps Postcard #2-Cultural Exchange

This is the second installment in my mother’s stories about being a Peace Corps Volunteer in Tunisia. In comments to her first piece,┬ámany asked how this came about. My father was a poultry farmer who retired from farming in 1982. … Continue reading

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Peace Corps Postcards: Tunisia

In 1989, my mother and father, then 59 and 61, joined the Peace Corps and were sent to Tunisia to work on a poultry husbandry project. For the training period, July- September, they were based in Hergla, a fishing village … Continue reading

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