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Stories From Dental Team 2016:

From Satina Tolman, Sweet Home, OR: This year was my 7th time to Guatemala and my 4th dental trip with Hirsche’s. This year was the first year that my husband, Nathan, and I have ever planned a dental humanitarian trip and led a team before. It was quite a different...

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Making Do With Less

Making Do With Less Monday, March 26, 2012 by Margaret (one of our post operative patient care nurses) In the past few weeks since returning home from Guatemala I have thought back on my experiences and wondered how I can adequately describe the sights, sounds,...

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Dental Mission August 2009

Dental Mission August 2009 The orphanage required that we eat our lunch with the children.  It was a way to pay us back for the work we were doing.  We split up into groups of two so that we didn’t over power any one’s home and so that more homes had the opportunity...

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Cleft Lip Patient Stories from Guatemala 2009 Mission

Cleft Lip Patient Stories from Guatemala 2009 Mission Josue Arnoldo Cifuentes Pop, age 3 in 2009 On the day of Josue’s birth, his mother anxiously awaited his arrival.  This would be her first child.  As the doctor handed her baby boy to her, she was terrified by what...

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