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Medical Mission to Honduras

a June 18-26, 2011 was a week of my life that I will never forget.  I had the privilege of traveling to Honduras with United Methodist Church of Farmville sponsored through Friends of Barnabas Foundation.  We stayed with at the foundation house in Peña Blanca and traveled to five different

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A Day in the Life of Terese

The day marked my fourth month in Belize. My husband, Norm, and I had spent weeks and shed buckets of sweat turning a dirty, dilapidated corner of a building into a medical clinic for women. Since then, day after day, for long hours I attended to patients while geckos climbed

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Working as a Team in San Raymundo

The very best thing about the Medical Mission trip with Refuge International was working with a group of professionals who are skilled in giving care, and cared deeply about the people they were giving care to. We worked as a team, and everyone was there to help. So many of

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One Common Ground – A Nurse’s Experience

Do you know about all the American boys  in Kosovo? They were there to protect the peace. They were everywhere! And not just Americans – Peacekeeping Forces from all over the world including Russia, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Sweden and America were stationed in Kosovo. I was there too, celebrating

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IN MEMORY: Jo Schuyler an Ardent Supportor and Longtime Friend

Marilyn Jo Schuyler loved life, her husband, friends, hard work and golf.  Our lives joined 25 years ago, and we were closer than sisters.  Since the first ideas of One Nurse At A Time began to formulate, Jo was an ardent supporter.  As I expounded on my ideas to change the

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The Small Scheme of Life

As a nurse you can end up taking care of anybody. After a prison riot you stitch up the eyebrows of guards and the ears of convicted bank robbers. You give bed baths to senators and kneel to cut the toenails of rapists. And if you really believe that healthcare

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Book Review by KOBO Books – NURSES BEYOND BORDERS

In Israel, a young nurse arrives seeking fun, romance, and danger-and leaves with the knowledge that we must care for our enemies as well as our friends.   Struggling to save a once-healthy child, a veteran nurse working in Liberia fights language barriers and a lack of supplies.   As

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Scholarship Nurses Embark on Their Journeys

Every year, thousands of people travel abroad, hoping to ease suffering, save lives and make a difference in countries other than their own. Each has a story to tell. Each one has learned more than he or she ever could have imagined about other cultures — and about themselves.  This

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ONE NURSE AT A TIME ELECTS NEW BOARD MEMBER

For Kristi Whiton, RN, BSN, nursing and the health care field has been an integral part of her life since childhood. Her earliest childhood memories revolve around watching both her grandmother and mother as nurses in their related fields. She started her nursing career shortly after graduating from high school.

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