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August 23, 2013 The Beginning of a New Mission
By: lottadigital
Aug 23, 2013

The Bourget foundation with the Brazilian team is sending a new team to Africa tonight. My older sister Diane, an OR nurse, will be helping in this mission for the first time, and she will be with the Brazilian team headed by Irma Monique. The have many team members, over 23 of them will participate. […]

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LAST ENTRY FOR ME… PAM
On: May 29, 2013
By: lottadigital

Back home, it feels like a dream as I sit and reflect on the past week. So many things to be thankful for. A birthplace. We give it no thought other than that. But it is a blessing. The people of zinvie are no different than you and I, except for there place of birth. […]

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Final Day and Leaving Zimvie(27 APRIL 2013)
On: Apr 27, 2013
By: lottadigital

With a heavy heart and tears in our eyes we say our final good byes to the good people of Zinvie. The week has gone so quickly and I have once again made so many memories. We finished our final three surgeries then we made one final set off rounds to see the patients that […]

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26 APRIL 2013
On: Apr 26, 2013
By: lottadigital

Morning of a very loud close thunder and lighting storms…wow… It was a rough night for all… Again no power. It is interesting that every mission seams to be a different challenge… Hard to plan. The first ones were lack of food and water, then it was equipment, heat, and at time electricity, this time […]

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April 25th Thursday morning
On: Apr 25, 2013
By: lottadigital

Another hot one today.. It must hit at least 40degrees. This morning we start with a 1 yrs old baby boy who needs a bilateral hernia repair and in the other room we have a mother getting a c section now the only problem is the power went out so, we are all at a […]

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April 24 , 2013 @22.00
On: Apr 24, 2013
By: lottadigital

Evening. Another good day with some cleft lip and palate, so so small…hernias, lip reconstruction post trauma..a great surgical day. Even our dentist Derrick and Nicole had a great day….did rounds tonight with many of the members… It was nice to see…. 11 people in a 4 bed room, our small patients in a hot […]

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23 APRIL 2013 @ 20:00
On: Apr 23, 2013
By: lottadigital

Well today started off with Pam making muffins with chocolate chip cookie mix.. It was actually really good.. Everything is so much better when you have little of it, we seem to appreciate everything we have and Kraft dinner ohhhhh is luxury…we did some interesting surgeries today. A 50 year lady with enlarged salivary glandes […]

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APRIL 22 2013 AT 22:00 HRS
On: Apr 22, 2013
By: lottadigital

We lost electricity thought the night and we all suffered with the heat…. It was hard to sleep. I had nightmares… probably from the heat and malaria meds. There were crickets, birds….. And at 5:30am (I was already awake) the roosters started. At 6:15 there were trumpets…. Then drums and singing for half an hour. […]

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SUNDAY 21 APRIL 2013
On: Apr 21, 2013
By: lottadigital

Today is the second full day here. The day started with us going to the local church for morning service at 9. It was amazing how well behaved the children were during the service. The people there were all dressed very well with very brightly coloured clothes. Once church was over we spent the morning […]

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APRIL 20, 2013 (LATE)
On: Apr 20, 2013
By: lottadigital

April 19th at night Hi all! Safe and sound in Africa. It is midnight here. We landed in Cotonou at approx 8:30. The flight was long but uneventful. It is extremely hot to say the least. We had to drive for over an hour to get to our house and that was a bit scary […]

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