Interview with Tara L. Loyd, April 8, 2005

Project: Peace Corps Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Tara L. Loyd (Lesotho, 1999-2000; Education Program) discusses her motivation for applying to the Peace Corps, training in country, and her first job in special education. She describes children with whom she worked and her development of the first HIV/AIDS workshops in Lesotho. Loyd talks about travel in South Africa and her difficult time returning home to Kentucky. She also describes return trips to Lesotho to help in an orphanage and to take a medical student and Kentucky Kernel staff from the University of Kentucky. In addition, Loyd discusses another volunteer who adopted three orphans from Lesotho.

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2005oh055_pc050

Interviewee Name

Tara L. Loyd

Interviewer Name

Jack A. Wilson

Interview Date

2005-04-08

Interview Keyword

Education

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Loyd, Tara L. Interview by Jack A. Wilson. 08 Apr. 2005. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Loyd, T.L. (2005, April 08). Interview by J. A. Wilson. Peace Corps Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Loyd, Tara L., interview by Jack A. Wilson. April 08, 2005, Peace Corps Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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