Interview with John Duenes, June 21, 2021

Project: Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project

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John Duenes describes his time as a Peace Corp Volunteer in the Dominican Republic from 1972 to 1975. Duenes talks about Rio Limpio, where he served, and how he worked to improve crop yields in the local area. He mentions that, after suffering from poor health in Rio Limpio, he was moved to work at the national zoo. Duenes also describes his after serving, and reflects on what it meant to him as a person.

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2022oh0079_pcrv0486

Interviewee Name

John Duenes

Interviewer Name

Chris Lacher

Interview Date

2021-06-21

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Duenes, John Interview by Chris Lacher. 21 Jun. 2021. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Duenes, J. (2021, June 21). Interview by C. Lacher. Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Duenes, John, interview by Chris Lacher. June 21, 2021, Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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