India - Olivia

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    1/15 Hanging out with the wonderful nursing staff at Gremaltes.
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    2/15 I watched the leprosy patients in the men's ward play a board game.
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    3/15 I used this poster to present info on diabetes to school children and adults.
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    4/15 As I walked through a slum area, I saw women cooking breakfast for their families.
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    5/15 The Indian children were so tiny and cute!
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    6/15 These are the female ward patients. Even though their English wasn't very good, they showed me how to wear a sari and how to draw rangoli designs.
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    7/15 Sometimes groups of nursing students would come to Gremaltes Hospital for a tour and information session.
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    8/15 Some families invited me to their homes for a traditional Southern Indian meal. They were all very generous.
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    9/15 - I saw how rice was soaked, ground, and used to make these dosas, which were served with different chutneys.
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    10/15The staff was like family. They braided my long red hair in very interesting ways.
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    11/15 At Christian Mission Hospital, my meals arrived in a tiffin box. The stacked containers each held a different dish and fit together for easy transport.
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    This is my silk sari from Chennai.
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    13/15 I taught these kids about hygiene and skin care. After my presentation, I asked the students questions and gave out stickers.
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    14/15 These kids loved posing for photos!
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    15/15 On Diwali weekend, I visited an orphanage. We waited with the kids to get a ride to a temple.

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