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Peace Corps Morocco 1969, 1970 and 1971 50th Anniversary reunion
September 17-18, 2021
Hyatt Place Washington DC/US Capitol
33 New York Avenue NE, Washington, D.C., 20002-3325 United States
+1 202 289 5599

Compilations of memories and life histories by attending and distant volunteers

Ann Larson Watts

2021 Update

At the point of our last reunion John and I both retired from our respective work. Having children spread across the globe, our retirement meant being able to spend longer times visiting family and friends. Every other year we spent 2-3 months in New Zealand or in England toggling between the two. We have been able to schedule our visits when our grandchildren had school breaks and each visit have at least one family trip to the wonderful places which abound in their parts of the world: Norfolk, England and Christchurch, New Zealand. Added to this we visited the twins in Moab Utah. Carl, our youngest has settled in Richmond Virginia after working in England and getting his UK passport. Frequent trips to Minnesota when my parents were alive meant years on the move. We enjoy hiking in the beautiful spaces where our family live. We will probably be able to visit family in England in the near future but have no idea when New Zealand will allow us in. Thank goodness for Skype and Whats App.

Since Morocco 1972 (to 2010)

Ann Larson WattsWorked in Peace Corps Training in Morocco and Oman through 1976. While staff/director of PC Oman (1976), met my husband John Watts (Englishman, IT Director for the Ministry of Finance). We were married in Oman (1979); John's two older boys were 5 and 8 at the time and they came along with us to Minnesota and England to meet our respective families. Our twin boys were born there (1981). The older boys spent many of their vacations with us and we all enjoyed shell hunting and desert sorties.  We loved Oman and traveled throughout the area.

We have loved all places we have lived. Virginia, despite the politics, and for that I apologize, has been great: beautiful countryside and rivers, both accessible and profuse, great schools and abundant historical and entertainment resources. We are looking forward to the travel our retirement will allow. Please look us up we always love visitors.

Ann and John Watts 12110 Running Brook Circle Midlothian, VA 23113

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