Oral History Interview, Peter Marion & Anne Lessick-Xiao (1211)
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Lessick-Xiao recounts her time in Zaire which is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Marion recounts his time in Guatemala. Marion lived and worked in Guatemala from 1969-1974 in order to avoid the draft. LX wanted to serve in the Peace Corps in a Spanish speaking country but was sent to Zaire instead. She served in that country from 1978-1980 where she taught english and art.
Zaire, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central America, Latin America, Guatemala, culture, food, language, teaching, english
During this interview, Lessick-Xiao and Marion discuss their time serving under the Peace Corps. Lessick-Xiao served in Zaire while Marion served in Guatemala. To learn more about this oral history, download & review the index first (or transcript if available). It will help determine which audio file(s) to download & listen to.