Robert Dutra

Volunteer: Robert Dutra


I served in Salvador, the capital city of the Sate of Bahia, Brasil, from August, 1966, until June, 1969, and have had the pleasure of returning several times since my first return visit in 1994.  Seeing the progress has been rewarding.

1966 - 1969

Contributions from Robert Dutra

  1. Brazil Ralfie & I

    RALFIE & I   We had little in common and never become close, Ralfie and I, but we both set down roots that grew and remained in a place very foreign and strange to us both.  Of a generally serious and aloof demeanor, tall, string bean thin, very fair skinned and with light blond hair, we contrasted physically.  I was as tall, lean and with dark hair and a skin that tanned easily.  I was from the white suburbs of Northern California and he from the white suburbs of Florida.  Southern white...

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