Interview with Gwyn Hyman Rubio, November 29, 2005

Project: Peace Corps Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Gwyn Rubio (Costa Rica, 1971-1973; Education Program) talks about her time in the Peace Corps and starting kindergartens in two villages and then discusses her work at an orphanage. Gwyn describes life in a village, especially in terms of cultural differences in male-female interactions, and experiences with adoption issues at the orphanage. She also discusses her life and educational background both before and after joining the Peace Corps, including working as a Peace Corps recruiter at University of Kentucky, and following in her father's footsteps to become a full-time writer.

Interview Accession

2005oh133_pc063

Interviewee Name

Gwyn Hyman Rubio

Interviewer Name

Angene H. Wilson

Interview Date

2005-11-29

Interview Keyword

Education

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Rubio, Gwyn Hyman Interview by Angene H. Wilson. 29 Nov. 2005. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Rubio, G.H. (2005, November 29). Interview by A. H. Wilson. Peace Corps Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Rubio, Gwyn Hyman, interview by Angene H. Wilson. November 29, 2005, Peace Corps Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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