Fran Young and Paul Young

Recorded May 4, 2022 Archived May 4, 2022 39:17 minutes
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Married couple, Fran Young (68) and Paul Young (72), recall stories and events that lead them to becoming international teachers, traveling to many countries, culture shocks, and navigating life in Springfield, Missouri after traveling abroad.

Subject Log / Time Code

: FY and PY recall meeting and reconnecting with one another
: PY talks about going to a job fair, moving to Guatemala, and inviting his family to move too.
: FY recalls her experiences in Guatemala, teaching Art, relocating to Thailand, and relocating to Romania for 3 years.
: PY recalls teaching English internationally, living in Thailand, and then relocating to Pakistan.
: FY talks about considering starting a life in Missouri, getting a job offer in The Congo, and family struggles.
: PY expresses the conditions and his experiences in The Congo.
: FY recalls her experiences in Ecuador.
: PY and FY talk about their life in The Ozarks, Missouri after living in Ecuador.


  • Fran Young
  • Paul Young

Recording Location

The Library Center