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Mercy Ships’ Entering Freetown

Posted by on Feb 28, 2011 in Blog, General Information | 0 comments

Here’s the official slide show of our arrival in Freetown, Sierra Leone. It was pretty amazing, I hope you enjoy the photos courtesy of our communications and marketing departments! You’ll see me in the background to the left of the Minister of Health making her speech (lady in...

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Returning to Land

Returning to Land

Posted by on Feb 28, 2011 in Blog, My Job, News & Updates | 0 comments

We’re nearing Sierra Leone finally and getting ready to start our 10 month field service. Since I’ll be taking the speaker/microphone down to the dock for the Minister of Health to make his speech I’ll be the 2nd or 3rd into the country. We’re really excited to get started, and my dad should be waiting on the dock which will be one...

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1 photo per day round 8

1 photo per day round 8

Posted by on Feb 11, 2011 in 1 P/D, 1 Photo per Day, Blog | 0 comments

Look at me! On top of things for once! Here are the photos from last week. Day 50 – February 3 2011 This fire drill wasn’t nearly as much fun as the one that came after it. We just stood around. These will get much more difficult when we’re sailing. Day 51 This is what filling up your gas tank looks like when you’re living on a...

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On the open sea

On the open sea

Posted by on Feb 11, 2011 in Blog, News & Updates | 1 comment

We set sail from Durban yesterday, marking the first time I’ve ever been out on the open sea. In a way it was completely surreal, we’ve been in Durban for so long (and myself only two months compared to the five the ship had been there) that it seemed we would never leave. In a way that would have been ok, we made some great friends in Durban...

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1 photo/day rounds 6 and 7

1 photo/day rounds 6 and 7

Posted by on Feb 6, 2011 in 1 P/D, 1 Photo per Day, Blog | 0 comments

So I’m getting farther and farther behind on these. We’ve been so busy working to get the ship ready to sail it’s been hard to accomplish anything in the off hours, I haven’t been so tired in a long time. But without further adieu (and possibly with a lot fewer details) here are the last two weeks (sort of) of my life in photo form....

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