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Calm before / the storm.

May 9, 2011


How does it go? “Calm before a storm?” I know there is a calm that settles in after one as well. It would seem that I’ve skidded to a sudden halt, my mind demanding a moment of stillness. I am now in my third month in Haiti. It has taken ninety-some days for me to […]

Fevriye /February /Six weeks in country

March 7, 2011


This week I started work in the pediatric outpatient clinic just down a short incline from the hospital; 45 kids yesterday, another 25 today. In my entire seven years of medicine, I don’t think I have treated that many kids at once. A little boy was brought in today. He was maybe four or five. The wiry older lady […]