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Interview with Abby Gorton, April 5, 2006

Part of Peace Corps Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Abby Gorton, April 5, 2006
Creator:
Abby Gorton; interviewee. Angene H. Wilson; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2006
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Abby Gorton (Jordan, 2005-2006; Education) discusses growing up in Lexington, Kentucky and attending the University of Kentucky for both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees. She describes her early international experiences in Latin America, China, and India before joining the Peace Corps to teach English in a primary school in a Jordanian village. Gorton talks about the three months of training in Jordan and her experiences in the village such as socializing with women and helping in an olive harvest. She focuses especially on the difficulties of male/female relationships.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
Gorton, Abby -- Interviews., Jordan, Peace Corps (U.S.)--Jordan, Peace Corps (U.S.)--History--2000-2009., Education
Type:
sound
Source:
Peace Corps Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7p2n4zhc1r/data/mets.xml
Rights:
This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the owning repository. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. Please go to http://kdl.kyvl.org for more information.

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