Driving in Freetown.

I conquered one of my biggest fears today – driving in Freetown. Driving in Freetown is not for the faint of heart – and my heart is very faint – so faint, it can barely generate a pulse! The city is congested – there are cars, Okadas (motorcycle taxis), a new 3-wheeled contraption that I … [Read more…]

Full Circle – Moving to Sierra Leone!

In a few weeks, I will be leaving the US and returning to Sierra Leone. When I left 26 years ago, I was a scared girl of 15 who wanted to be a doctor. Not just any doctor, I specifically wanted to be a doctor who would keep women from dying in childbirth. I vividly … [Read more…]