Interview with Jenifer H. Payne, March 21, 2007

Project: Peace Corps: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (Kentucky) Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Jenifer H. Payne (Gabon, 1990-1992; Education Program) discusses growing up in Somerset, Kentucky and joining the Peace Corps after graduating from Transylvania University in math education. She describes training for francophone African countries in Bukavu, Congo, her living situation, and her work in Gabon. Payne also talks about her friendship with a young Gabonese woman, and the impact of the Peace Corps on Gabon, herself, her family, and now her own children. In addition, Payne describes meeting fellow Peace Corps volunteer, Glen Payne, and marrying him after they returned home.

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2007oh221_pc105

Interviewee Name

Jenifer H. Payne

Interviewer Name

Angene Wilson

Interview Date

2007-03-21

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Payne, Jenifer H. Interview by Angene Wilson. 21 Mar. 2007. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Payne, J.H. (2007, March 21). Interview by A. Wilson. Peace Corps: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (Kentucky) Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Payne, Jenifer H., interview by Angene Wilson. March 21, 2007, Peace Corps: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (Kentucky) Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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