Author and Public Servant

Kathryn J. Olmstead


“Roger Parent’s memoir of the first 24 years of his life shows how the values and experiences of his Acadian youth in the St. John Valley of Northern Maine, equipped him to serve others with empathy and insight. The making of a Peace Corps Volunteer: From Maine to Thailand, is a poignant account of a young man’s role in an idealistic venture in American history – a story with relevance for today’s world.”


Kathryn J. Olmstead, Bangor Daily News Columnist, & Editor, Echoes Magazine



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