Interview with Lauren A. Goodpaster, October 15, 2007

Project: Peace Corps Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Lauren Goodpaster (Malawi,2005-2007; Health) discusses working as a health educator with her husband, David, in Malawi. She talks about their uniqueness because of their age, being a couple, and living in a village outside of Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi. Goodpaster describes her cross-cultural and service experiences before Peace Corps and the application and training processes. She talks about her first night in Malawi, her job and various projects, and the people she worked with. Goodpaster also discusses her role as a woman, the goals of Peace Corps, and the issue of a culture of dependency.

Interview Accession

2007oh215_pc099

Interviewee Name

Lauren A. Goodpaster

Interviewer Name

Angene Wilson

Interview Date

2007-10-15

Interview Keyword

health

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Goodpaster, Lauren A. Interview by Angene Wilson. 15 Oct. 2007. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Goodpaster, L.A. (2007, October 15). Interview by A. Wilson. Peace Corps Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Goodpaster, Lauren A., interview by Angene Wilson. October 15, 2007, Peace Corps Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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