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Battling HIV/AIDS Stigma, One Day At A Time

“Kimberly…Kimberly…Kimberly!”…. It felt like I heard my name a million times; the patients were all calling me over wondering when would it would be their turn. 650 more words


Toodeloo to Tuvalu

It’s the little things that make life worth it.

This cliché is used to describe everything from the taste of food to that feeling when you finally get to pee after holding it for two hours. 973 more words


Dancing in the Moonlight

Last night I decided to return back to my favorite photo spots to take advantage of the full moon for some long exposure shots in Tuvalu. 64 more words


So It Goes

During the clinic meeting, a nurse had an announcement to make.

“There’s a python in my house.”

It had been there for weeks, apparently, seen occasionally by her family members before it disappeared again. 529 more words


Pastoral Wonders

Waking up the next morning at 6:45 am after a long, celebratory night to travel 8 hours by car was definitely not the best idea, but well worth the lack of sleep and hydration. 624 more words



Over two weeks and, beyond everyone’s expectations, I am still alive. Things have really started to pick up in several aspects of my life. Let’s separate by work and play. 704 more words


A Doctor, a Cat, and a Dose of Reality

So much has happened in the two weeks that I’ve been in South Africa, that it’s hard to know where to start. There are times when simple is best. 738 more words