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One of my patients in clinic yesterday was 77 years old, from the village of Scammon Bay.  Dressed in traditional attire and speaking not a word of English, she began weeping when I asked, through a translator, how she was doing. She had lost her husband 4 months previously, and was still missing him greatly.  […]



Greater Pittsburgh International Airport Gate D89 It’s still not quite hit me, as I sit here at the airport, that I’m about to board a plane to St. Louis and then to Anchorage, Alaska.  Further, I can’t fathom that in two day’s time I’ll board another plane to Bethel, where I’ll be living for three months. […]