Doktè Paul

As Dr. Paul Farmer administers a spinal tap to a 13-year-old girl at his clinic in Cange, Haiti, the child begins shouting in Creole: “Li fe-m mal, mwen grangou!”

“Can you believe it?” exclaims Farmer. “She’s crying, ‘It hurts, I’m hungry.’ Only in Haiti would a child cry out that she’s hungry during a spinal tap.”

 

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