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Spooning a Cheetah!

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I’m tired and bored of gushot wounds!

It is my final week here in South Africa! I cannot believe it; honestly, the idea that I will be back in Georgia at least by next monday is insane. But before I start with all my goodbyes, let me … Continue reading

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Gangsters and Gunshots

This week in the EC (Emergency Centre) has been fantastic but pretty bloody. In Cape Flats, there is a gang war going on between the “Americans” and the “hard-livings.” One of the top gangsters in the Americans is getting released … Continue reading

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CAPE TOWN!

Well I am finally here in Cape Town; this city is incredible! The mountains surround the city which is lined by the ocean. My new homestay and roomates are fantastic! The new leaders of the CFHI program here in Cape … Continue reading

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Lions and children and Jen, OH MY!

I have little to no time right now, but hopefully later today I will have more. I am completely fine and have been having the time of my life. I am now in Cape Town. My last week in Durban … Continue reading

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My First Patient Death

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Spooning Cheetahs

OK wow there are a million things I want to write about but I have limited time and am using a friend’s laptop (thanks again Larissa!). First off, I want to give a brief overview of the medical highlights of … Continue reading

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First Week of Clinical Rotations!

I have gotten through the first week of clinical rotations. I spent my first day working at Chatsworth Hospice; this NGO offers free care to its patients and runs on charitable donations and volunteers. Chatsworth is a very interesting part … Continue reading

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“In Jesus’ name we pray”

I have just finished my first day of rotation. I started today in Chatsworth Hospice, but let me back up a bit. The plane rides here were long and consisted of many bad movies. While waiting in heathrow airport, for … Continue reading

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Real Introduction

My name is Sarah Swartz. I am a rising junior at Claremont McKenna College. Currently, I am a biology-history dual major with a sequence in human rights. The youngest of four kids and the only girl, I’ve always had strong … Continue reading

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