Kevin Wheeler 
The Train Ticket to Korat Peace Corps purchased to get me to my assignment
The Train Ticket to Korat Peace Corps purchased to get me to my assignment

Kevin Wheeler with Laotian boy - the brother of a fellow teacher.
Kevin Wheeler with Laotian boy - the brother of a fellow teacher.

Kevin with two students at Surnaree School in Korat - 1971
Kevin with two students at Surnaree School in Korat - 1971

Kevin standing outside the teacher's housing compound. The sign says "Teacher's Residences."
Kevin standing outside the teacher's housing compound. The sign says "Teacher's Residences."

Kevin with three fellow English teachers. He married the one on the far left. Taken in 1973
Kevin with three fellow English teachers. He married the one on the far left. Taken in 1973

Kevin at home.
Kevin at home.

Kevin with Mary- a British volunteer in Korat. July  70
Kevin with Mary- a British volunteer in Korat. July 70

My desk and bookcase
My desk and bookcase

Kevin's house.
Kevin's house.

Students at Suranaree School in Korat.
Students at Suranaree School in Korat.

Two teachers heading off to work in the rainy season in Korat. Sakorn, Kevin's future wife, is on the right. June 72
Two teachers heading off to work in the rainy season in Korat. Sakorn, Kevin's future wife, is on the right. June 72

Maggie, a British volunteer and Renee Trent at party in Korat.
Maggie, a British volunteer and Renee Trent at party in Korat.

my classroom July 69
my classroom July 69

Door to my classroom.
Door to my classroom.

Sakorn, my future wife, paddling a "boat" made from styrofoam bomb casings. These were widely used in Thailand as boats.
Sakorn, my future wife, paddling a "boat" made from styrofoam bomb casings. These were widely used in Thailand as boats.

Kevin's birthday party. Students cook his favorite desert.
Kevin's birthday party. Students cook his favorite desert.

Sakorn on the left and Laothip, another teacher at my school, who is now a Peace Corps language instructor.
Sakorn on the left and Laothip, another teacher at my school, who is now a Peace Corps language instructor.

Taking a break at the local market.
Taking a break at the local market.

Uwadee and Sakorn paddle over to visit.
Uwadee and Sakorn paddle over to visit.

Fellow English teachers at Surnaree School in 1972. I am between the 2 women and the guy on the far right is Adrian Jones, an Australian contract teacher.
Fellow English teachers at Surnaree School in 1972. I am between the 2 women and the guy on the far right is Adrian Jones, an Australian contract teacher.

Blah Rah vendor- Korat market
Blah Rah vendor- Korat market

Maggie and Mary- Two British volunteers. July 70
Maggie and Mary- Two British volunteers. July 70

Heading to school in the rainy season.
Heading to school in the rainy season.

Village elder - 1970
Village elder - 1970

Polio victim. Lived with another volunteer for awhile.
Polio victim. Lived with another volunteer for awhile.

Thai policeman
Thai policeman

"Cold" day in Korat. Temperature was maybe 75.  Note the bare feet despite wearing all the other cold gear!
"Cold" day in Korat. Temperature was maybe 75. Note the bare feet despite wearing all the other cold gear!

Patuxai (Anousavary) - Victory Monument in Vientiane, Laos around 1974.
Patuxai (Anousavary) - Victory Monument in Vientiane, Laos around 1974.

Samlarw driver catches a few winks.
Samlarw driver catches a few winks.

Soi Chuen Rudin, Korat
Soi Chuen Rudin, Korat

house and water jub
house and water jub

Korat street scene - 1970
Korat street scene - 1970

(L-R)Kevin Wheeler, Bill Saphir, Jerry Fowers
(L-R)Kevin Wheeler, Bill Saphir, Jerry Fowers

Dave-Philips---Thai-25
Dave-Philips---Thai-25

Jim-Dubsky-and-Carl
Jim-Dubsky-and-Carl

Leland,-Kevin,-Jerry,-Ann,-
Leland,-Kevin,-Jerry,-Ann,-

Kevin at Kwai Bridge
Kevin at Kwai Bridge

Rene Tret and Maggie Perryman
Rene Tret and Maggie Perryman

Kevin & Jim Dubsky
Kevin & Jim Dubsky

Kevin & Jerry Fowers
Kevin & Jerry Fowers

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