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On Medical Brigade in Guatemala – Part Two of Two


See Part 1 for the introduction and background information. Our daily program Each day, Monday through Friday, we visited a different Mayan village (except for Tuesday when we worked out of the clinic in Quetzaltenango).  We’d leave our hotel in … Continue reading

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On Medical Brigade in Guatemala – Part One of Two


Last month, in the highland village of Chiriquiac, Guatemala, I met a young Mayan woman, dressed in traditional clothing – an embroidered, multicolored huipil (blouse) and a thick cloth skirt held taught by a woven sash wrapped around her waist … Continue reading

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Curing Hiccups in Guatemala, or the Challenges of a Medical Mission


In a couple of weeks I’ll be heading to Guatemala for ten days.  No big deal for Abi, you say?  Well, this time it is a big deal – because this fourth trip to Guatemala will be unlike any of … Continue reading

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