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By Leanne Olson

Those are the journals of Leanne Olson, a Canadian nurse who for 4 years labored in warfare zones worldwide, offering medication in Bosnia, aiding rural hospitals in Africa, supplying reduction to humans in desire. She used to be one of many first foreigners at the scene of the Mokoto bloodbath in Zaire, the place greater than 100 humans have been killed by way of machete-wielding Hutus. She spent one Christmas pinned down via Serbian heavy artillery with a troop of Bangladeshi UN peacekeepers. She immunized millions of kids in rural Liberia. and she or he has witnessed the fast growth of ethnic detoxification, gazing one village after one other wiped off the face of the earth.

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