I can't believe the trip is over! This was truly a life changing experience. I have never participated in a humanitarian mission in another country before, and I have never experienced another culture like this. There were so many wonderful things about this trip, but my favorite part was the people. Everyone was so warm, caring, and friendly. I love Davison, Luh, Vanessa, and Rildo. They are our Brazilian family.
We also had some very special patients in clinic that touched Read More »
November 22, 2014
Yesterday morning Dr. Bondurant, Davison, and I did some souvenir shopping. We had a lot of fun and bought some great gifts for family and friends. We took some pictures around town and outside shops.
Then we had the most amazing lunch at a restaurant on the Amazon River. We saw a ton of pink and grey dolphins!
After lunch, Vanessa met us and drove us around the island so that we could see more of Parintins. There was a little dancing along the way.
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November 19, 2014
This morning there was a new addition to breakfast, fried bananas. They are so good! I almost ate the entire plate. Of course, Vanessa took our morning breakfast picture with two different cameras haha. I love Vanessa. She has been excellent at documenting our trip!
Today we saw 8 patients in clinic. One patient came in complaining that could constantly hear a low hum that interfered with him understanding speech. The hearing aids he had were too strong for Read More »