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I arrived in Chile in September of 1966, in the middle of the annual Independence Day celebrations. My group was trained in Albuquerque, NM, to work with credit co-operatives. My first post was the town of Quillota, a quiet agricultural town about 80 miles from Santiago, the capital. My first months were spent making tentative attempts at doing my job, reading books from my book locker, riding my bicycle around town, and taking the train to the port of Valparaiso to take Spanish lessons an...