Blog Large

/Blog Large
Blog Large2012-07-30T23:33:19+00:00

Mar 8: One last post from Samos – and it is a sad one.

One last post from Samos - and it is a sad one. This morning I was meeting with Omar for an interview. He was just coming from the hospital. Last night a boat sank [...]

By |March 8th, 2019|Categories: Greece, Immigration, refugee, Samos|Comments Off on Mar 8: One last post from Samos – and it is a sad one.

Mar 7: Our last day here – What would you do if this were your town?

Our last jungle clinic. A chaotic and emotional day. A group of folks from Afghanistan came and we had a marginal translator. Our African group also came so we had a lot of people. Thankful [...]

By |March 7th, 2019|Categories: Greece, Immigration, refugee, Samos|Comments Off on Mar 7: Our last day here – What would you do if this were your town?

Mar 6: Today was an easy day . . . tomorrow is our last.

Today was an easy day. Many of the refugees had to renew their cards. Our sweet nurse from Cameroon, Susie, suddenly got a call from the UN immigration office. We were on pins and needles [...]

By |March 6th, 2019|Categories: Greece, Immigration, refugee, Samos|Comments Off on Mar 6: Today was an easy day . . . tomorrow is our last.

Mar 5: Refugees started drumming, then singing and there was an atmosphere of JOY. So great!

Today the sun was shining again. It makes such a difference. Mark did more ultrasounds in the tent and there were some with significant findings. They get referred to the clinic and hopefully will [...]

By |March 5th, 2019|Categories: Greece, Immigration, refugee, Samos|Comments Off on Mar 5: Refugees started drumming, then singing and there was an atmosphere of JOY. So great!

Mar 4: Ask yourself, “What can I do?”

The jungle medical clinic ultrasound’s battery ran out today. We were able to do about 7. Today we saw a couple from Nepal who have been here for 8 months and are the only [...]

By |March 4th, 2019|Categories: Greece, Immigration, refugee, Samos|Comments Off on Mar 4: Ask yourself, “What can I do?”