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May 19, 2013
 
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VSO Labrador Clues Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1960-70 Have you ever thought about helping other people not as fortunate as yourself? Well, that is exactly what 53 young 18–19 year olds mainly from the UK set out to do from 1960-70. Turn the clock forward 33 years and discover what is still going on today: A true story about the current on-going search for the remaining 7 / 53 Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) 18 year olds who worked in the schools of the small coastal communities of Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada 1960-70. The Year is 2002, how and why the search for the VSO came about: I was browsing the internet one day in 2002…trying to find a way to repay the great generosity of Margaret Burden, Mayor of Port Hope Simpson, Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada for having paid for my trip back out to the Town’s “Coming Home” celebrations in 2002. All this had come about because from 1969 – 70 I had worked as a VSO teacher at the Anglican School in Port Hope Simpson and then 32 years later, quite out-of-the-blue, had come this completely unexpected, fantastic invitation which I quite simply had to repay. Source: http://www.amazon.com/Labrador-Voluntary-Service-Overseas-Newfoundland/dp/1468021095/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1368953379&sr=1-1&keywords=vso+labrador+clues+English

by Llewelyn Pritchard


VSO Labrador Clues Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1960-70 Have you ever thought about helping other people not as fortunate as yourself? Well, that is exactly what 53 young 18–19 year olds mainly from the UK set out to do from 1960-70. Turn the clock forward 33 years and discover what is still going on today: A true story about the current on-going search for the remaining 7 / 53 Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) 18 year olds who worked in the schools of the small coastal communities of Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada 1960-70. The Year is 2002, how and why the search for the VSO came about: I was browsing the internet one day in 2002…trying to find a way to repay the great generosity of Margaret Burden, Mayor of Port Hope Simpson, Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada for having paid for my trip back out to the Town’s “Coming Home” celebrations in 2002. All this had come about because from 1969 – 70 I had worked as a VSO teacher at the Anglican School in Port Hope Simpson and then 32 years later, quite out-of-the-blue, had come this completely unexpected, fantastic invitation which I quite simply had to repay. Source: http://www.amazon.com/Labrador-Voluntary-Service-Overseas-Newfoundland/dp/1468021095/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1368953379&sr=1-1&keywords=vso+labrador+clues+English

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Posted: Sunday May 19, 2013, 8:07 am
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Llewelyn Pritchard
male, age 56, married
United Kingdom
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Port Hope Simpson – Off the Beaten Path - follow the Labrador Coastal Drive, Route 510 in Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada and discover the Town’s “Pitprops, Politics & Prosperity,” Heroic Struggle of sustainable develop...
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(Cover photograph: Scout hike across the ice from Nain by John Penny VSO teacher 1966.) Original copies of newspaper and magazine articles about the work of the Voluntary Service Overseas (V.S.O.) teachers in Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada 1960 &ndash...
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