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” Because of the distance and the realization her parents did not know Ed, Karen anxiously awaited their response.
Ed informed his parents by writing, “Before you start reading this, sit down, get composed, light a cigarette…In a word, it’s too good to be true.
It's natural to assume a Peace Corps Volunteer will go through some changes.
For a few volunteers that change can include coming back to America with a husband or wife!
There is something very special about dating someone who has also served as a Peace Corps volunteer.
A human is so shaped and informed by his or her experience overseas, that it can only take another PCV to fully understand.
Norm and Janet served as teachers at Toro Teaching Training College, in Northern Nigeria, from 1963-1965.
Karen wrote her parents on August 12, 1965, “I’m afraid this will come as an awful surprise, but then it’s more fun that way—last night I got engaged!
Not only did the Peace Corps experience provide opportunities to travel and develop skills, but also led to the development of romantic relationships between volunteers.
Norm Heise noted the Peace Corps’ reputation for “being the best ‘unofficial matrimonial agency’ going at the time.” The PCCA collection includes several stories of volunteers’ dating escapades, but there are also two instances where volunteers married during their service.
To pursue this point any further would bring my own sexual orientation into question — or so I fear.
A smile is all I can think of as an appropriate response.