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A Doctor's Notes on Hurt & Healing in Haiti

 

Sounds of Haiti 

A Doctor's Notes on Hurt & Healing in Haiti

There is always humming from somewhere. It is usually low and musical as patients try to distract themselves from phantom limb pain that is not at all phantom. It is 13 days after the earthquake. I am coordinating a 12-member team at St. Marc's hospital, a government facility on the west coast of Haiti." In this gripping piece, poet-doctor Sriram Shamasunder covers life and death, resilience, compassion, healing and hope as he describes the experience of working in Haiti directly after the earthquake

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~ Dr.Sriram Shamasunder

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