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Day Six: Batey Verde

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Day six is my favorite day, so far, in this journey. I think I needed a few days to “warm up” and by day six, I finally found my groove. I felt confident in myself and in our team. Further, more »

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Day Four: En La Escuela

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Several months ago, we had our first team meeting to discuss this trip. I remember learning about the bateys and I developed my own preconceptions of what they’d be like. I even found myself feeling a little bit nervous about more »

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Day Three: Good Samaritan Hospital

Today our team was up, dressed and ready for breakfast at 7 am. After gulping down a surprisingly delicious breakfast porridge, the surgical team (myself included) headed for Good Samaritan Hospital to greet our first patient. The day’s lineup would more »

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