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A Moment in Time

As I am nearing the end of my journey I find myself struggling with mixed emotions.  My mind if preoccupied with thoughts of back home.  The papers I need to write, the preparations I need to make for school starting … Continue reading

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Inspiration

On rare occasions you meet people who despite their seemingly impossible circumstances have still managed to survive.  Not just survive, but thrive. Meet Stella, an 11-year-old student at AMG.  As I walk across the school yard she comes out of … Continue reading

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The Great Distribution

Four days, roughly 2,500 people, and around 80 lakhs of goods were distributed this week.  If you are unfamiliar with lakhs, as I was when I arrived here, let me explain.  100,000 rupees equal one lakh.  44 rupees equals $1 … Continue reading

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Chirala – The Fisherman Community

This past week I went out to Chirala, which is along the coast and roughly an hour drive from Chilakaluripet.  Being mainly a fisherman community, and so close to the Bay of Bengal, the smell of fish permeates the air.  … Continue reading

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Medical Camp

This past week AMG put on a medical camp in a local slum community for the children and their families there.  It was hosted at a daycare center, that AMG also runs, providing free education to the children that would otherwise be … Continue reading

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Words are useless…

A picture can convey what words cannot.  The following photo is of a six year old boy I met while attending a rock quarry school.  He suffered 3rd degree burns on the lower half of his body.  He lost both his … Continue reading

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TB Hospital

 Mycobacterium tuberculosis.  Airborne, acid-fast bacilli.  Lipid-rich cell wall.  Aerobic.  Can survive in a dry state for weeks.  Takes up residence in your lungs and multiples unchecked inside macrophages.  Approximately one-third of the world is said to be carrying TB, but not everyone is in the … Continue reading

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Newsletter

With the whole Casey Anthony trial outcome I thought it only fitting that I would highlight what is going on in the news here in India… Personal Ads: Joy Friendship Club: Contact for friendship + enjoy with hiprofile female, college girl, housewife, … Continue reading

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American Cousins

Last weekend the entire family that I’m staying with took a trip up to Delhi and Agra since some American cousins were flying in.  I was able to tag along.  I was pretty excited.  My second trip to India and … Continue reading

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It all has to start somewhere…

Greetings! Welcome to my blog site Nicklemoon Travels.  Currently this summer I am working in India in medical clinics.  As a senior nursing student this provides a wonderful opportunity to learn about diseases we only talk about in the classroom, … Continue reading

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