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Rites of Passage

July 7, 2011 Amy FamilyJesusResidencyTRAVEL

Last Monday night I stood in the hallway between A and B buildings on the 5th floor and pondered the end of my career as I know it… The end of intern year.  It seemed like it was supposed to be momentous as if I should stand for a moment in the gulf between the […]

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Where is my compassion?

March 7, 2011 Amy Disability StuffFamilyFriendsJesusMissionsResidencyThe FutureTRAVEL

Its 4 AM. I am so tired I can hardly move much less make a life altering decision for someone else’s baby.   I am so tired that despite my fleece, knee high socks and scrubs I am shivering. My body aches, my right hip feels like its going to burst and the muscles around the […]

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147 Million………..

September 30, 2010 Amy ChildrenDisability StuffJesusMissionsResidencyRomaniaThe FutureTRAVEL

yesterday I went to adoption clinic…and I think it gave me PTSD in reverse. The smell of urine,  sunbeams through a barred window, the feeling of chapped hands, the smell of stale bread and boiled cabbage….  These are the things that take me back to being 19 yo, young, idealist who walked down the OTHER […]

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Strange Bedfellowes

April 26, 2010 Amy Medical SchoolThe FutureTRAVEL

I woke up this morning and pulled on my chacos and some leggings. Over the leggings I put my African Kanga.   I put on my Masai earrings and my special necklace made for me and given to me by a disabled woman in a small village in the valley.  Today was Global Health Day.  Every […]

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African Arrival

January 8, 2010 Amy JesusMedical SchoolMissionsTRAVEL

Jan 6 will remain as one of the craziest most out control days of my life. I awoke at 6AM in Balitmore, at noon I was interviewing at Johns Hopkins and by midnight I was crossing the Irish Sea by air.  I wouldn’t recommend it honestly. By the time I got to London, I was […]

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