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Shipyard Shiftings

Shipyard Shiftings

Posted by on Jul 12, 2012 in Blog, News & Updates | 2 comments

There’s kind of a big announcement buried in all of this, so bear with me. I’m also writing this on night shift… so bear with me double if you would. I joined Mercy Ships around two years ago to do my training in Texas and Haiti. A couple of months later, I flew to Africa for the first time to join the ship during a shipyard phase in...

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Therese – The Lost Sheep Found

Therese – The Lost Sheep Found

Posted by on Jul 6, 2012 in Blog, Patient Stories | 0 comments

Here’s a patient story from Togo that I thought I would share from our eye team. It was written by Nicole Pribbernow with photos by Deb Bell and Ryan Chen. The UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) Camp in Lomé, Togo, houses 3,000 refugees from the Ivory Coast. Therese is one of the refugees that fled her home in 2011 when rebel...

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