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Children wounded by war in Afghanistan

Yesterday I asked my Afghan surgeon colleague why most children’s wounds are to the head. The answer was dreadful but true; “Lorenzo, try to imagine; if an adult shoots mid-height with a Kalashnikov, he’ll probably hit the stomach of another adult or the head of a child.” Flawless logic, if it weren’t for the fact that someone who shoots mid-height aims to kill, regardless. 53 more words

From The Field

Blood, sweat, & tears in vain?

Fewer troops in Afghanistan means fewer reports of what is actually going on. Almost everyone agreed that Afghanistan is where terrorism had to be fought, including… 1,494 more words


Summer at the Kabul Surgical Center

Summer has finally arrived in the last few days. The roses are blooming in our garden, and the EMERGENCY Surgical Center in Kabul, Afghanistan is looking spectacular. 114 more words

From The Field

TravelVIDEO: Afghanistan, India and Singapore

Afghanistan by Mikai Danger Karl

Namaste India by Burning Flag

Singapore’ 2012 by Zweizwei



Is there ever such a thing as too many books? I don’t think there are too many books to read, but there can definitely be too many to review. 755 more words

Shout Outs

Book Review. The Kabul Beauty School.

I have just finished reading The Kabul Beauty School, by Deborah Rodriguez. This book is about the author herself Debbie who traveled to Afghanistan with the aim to help out a war-torn country. 400 more words


Trip to Kabul Part two 6.29.14

After my appointment with the dentist we drove to our camp about a 15-20 minute drive depending on traffic.

There are several pictures of burka clad women begging. 79 more words