Archive for January, 2013

An Unbearable Suffering

Friday, January 4th, 2013 |

  Nov 14 to Dec 14 I was again in Shenyang, northeastern China working alongside my colleagues at LIGHT – Liaoning International General Health Trainers. This is a full-time team of Chinese healthcare personnel providing care to the most vulnerable people of this enormous city.   One memorable day the I drove with the LIGHT […]

A Call To Die

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 |

  Born with his intestines lying outside his abdomen, death was imminent for a baby in West Africa. His grandmother gathered up the newborn, scrambling with hope that someone could save her grandson. Lisa Mohrman, surgeon on watch at Ghana’s Baptist Medical Center, received the baby and in the operating room repaired his abdominal deformity. […]