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Wrapped Up in a Neat Little Bow by Amanda Judd

The mission had been fairly routine before the little girl came in the room. Once she arrived, it was impossible to determine just how bad it had gotten. Her family was indigenous Maya. The father spoke some English and was wearing western clothing when he said that he had just

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Return from Guatemala by Reema Khalaf

I can’t believe it’s been a week since I came back from my mission trip! It was a very rewarding, gratifying experience I ever had in my life. I am so glad I was able to go and help needy people. I was assigned to do the gynecology room. We

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Haiti with Jo’s Nurses Part 1 – by Shani Marshall-Sluys

Sunday November 6 Yesterday was a busy but uneventful day. My day started early in Ft. Lauderdale, with the hotel deskman ensuring I was awake and ready to go at 4:30AM. I had mentioned the night before that I’d need to be at the airport early to catch a 6:00AM

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Jo’s Nurses in Chocola by Alicia Frederick

Day one, all the nurses posing for a photo.                   Jo’s nurses: Lily, Brenda, Alicia, Emily.             One of two surgical suites. Our team performed 34 surgeries in 5 days ranging from gallbladder removals, to adult circumcisions,

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Surgical Mission to Guatemala by Sherikay Griffith

My surgical Mission trip to Reu  Guatemala was life changing not only for the people who receive these much needed services,but for those of us giving service to the poor and needy. My team was was performing gall bladder surgery and hernia repair and mass removals both on men and

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Zimbabwe by Lindsay Higgs, RN

Imagine a cool crisp breeze; cool enough for one to need a sweatshirt but warm enough to enjoy an evening outside with a blank page and a pen. Specks of dirt kept getting in my eyes, as I would look out into the distance watching the children play. Children’s screams

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The Quiet Revolution of Moni Bai by Amanda Judd

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead Lately, I’ve been reflecting on what it means to be a female in a world where females are the most vulnerable of the vulnerable. The

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