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December 17th 2021: Love in Any Language: Evelyn Kohl LaTorre on Blending Cultures

Evelyn's new memoir, "Love in Any Language" beautifully illustrates the trials and joys in the blending of two cultures. Love is tested when Evelyn falls in love with Antonio, a handsome university student. At the end of her two-year commitment in Peru, Evelyn finds herself pregnant and the 23-year-olds marry in Cusco and then move to Northern California. Evelyn expects her husband to support their family, and Antonio tries to take his place as head of the household. But he must first learn English, complete college, and find a job. Parenthood, financial stress, the pull of both countries,

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Evelyn Kohl LaTorre

Evelyn LaTorre joined the Peace Corps upon graduation from Holy Names and was assigned to Peru where she taught PE, English and organized 4-H clubs. She married her husband, a Peruvian university student in Cusco, Peru, in June 1966. Two sons were born, Tony, in 1967, and Tim, in 1971, during the years Evelyn worked for the Alameda County Welfare Dept. and completed a Masters degree in Social Welfare at UC Berkeley. She worked for San Francisco Schools as a Bilingual School Social Worker until she obtained a Psychology Credential at Cal State, Hayward, in 1973. Walter worked as a Computer Program Analyst. Evelyn worked twenty years as a School Psychologist for the Fremont and San Jose Unifi
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/3933/dropping-in 26/05/2022 03:00 26/05/2022 04:00 Dropping In https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/3933/dropping-in Evelyn's new memoir, "Love in Any Language" beautifully illustrates the trials and joys in the blending of two cultures. Love is tested when Evelyn falls in love with Antonio, a handsome university student. At the end of her two-year commitment in Peru, Evelyn finds herself pregnant and the 23-year-olds marry in Cusco and then move to Northern California. Evelyn expects her husband to support their family, and Antonio tries to take his place as head of the household. But he must first learn English, complete college, and find a job. Parenthood, financial stress, the pull of both countries, and long visits from Antonio’s mother threaten to destroy the bonds that brought them together. Readers will delight in witnessing Evelyn come into her own — as a woman, as a wife and as a mother — in this moving depiction of partnership and all the intricacies that encompass marriage and love. Drop in with us to discover the bonuses, the benefits and the challenges that she endured, and the lasting peace she has found. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio ecards@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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