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Interview with Ann Neelon, May 4, 2006

Part of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Ann Neelon, May 4, 2006
Creator:
Angene Wilson; interviewer. Ann Neelon; interviewee.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2006
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Ann Neelon (Senegal, 1977-1978; Education Program) talks about coming of age in Boston during the busing crisis and going to Catholic schools and college before joining the Peace Corps. She discusses knowing she needed a different experience in terms of race and became a teacher of English as a foreign language in Senegal. In her interview she describes teaching in Senegal and the impact of Peace Corps on her life, including later marrying a returned Peace Corps volunteer, Richard Parker, and introducing their two sons to the rest of the world. A poetry professor at Murray State University, Ann reads one of her poems at the end of the interview.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Type:
audio
Subject:
Neelon, Ann -- Interviews., Senegal., Peace Corps (U.S.)--Senegal., Peace Corps (U.S.)--History--1970-1979., Education
Source:
Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt770r9m3p2h/data/mets.xml
Rights:
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