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Once a year I travel to the Dominican Republic with other doctors from Connecticut and students from a local university to provide medical care in rural communities.
Every day before sunrise, elderly men and women in wheelchairs and patients wearing surgical masks line up outside the hospital waiting for it to open.
Her name is Mariama. When I met her, she was a young woman in her twenties who had suffered for over 15 years from an injury she endured while delivering a baby.
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