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Industry Student
Location Tokyo, Japan
Introduction I am an MD/MS student recently back from the lovely Tokyo. I am a friggen dreamer. Like WOAH. I truly believe that we can do whatever it is that we want in this world and that we should GO FOR IT. No regrets. I love challenges and people who aren't afraid to think outside the box. Honestly, I love it when I meet people who fight for what they believe in while maintaining the ability to learn from others. I try to live my life according to the quote below. Though I am not always successful, I am usually smiling as I crash and burn ;0) Intention. (1) "Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark, in the hopeless swamps of the approximate, the not-quite, the not-yet, the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish, in lonely frustration for the life you deserved, but have never been able to reach. Check your road and the nature of your battle. The world you desired can be won. It exists, it is real, it is possible, it is yours." ~ Ayn Rand
Interests Changing the world. April 2007: Saw the opening of the doors of the Engeye Health Clinic for the first time. Word of the clinic's debut had been spreading through Ddegeya and neighboring villages for months, so it was no surprise to see more than 200 people in line on our first morning. Nearly 1, 000 villagers would pass through our doors before it was time to say good-bye. Malaria and STD's were rampant, pneumonia, HIV, and skin infections widespread. Positive diagnoses were not always possible without a lab on site, however we hope that we can have that problem solved by the time we return in November. Fast forward to now: An amazing group of individuals are traveling down to Ddegeya Village a second time this November. Our goals have broadened a bit since the last mission trip - now we want to create electricity, an irrigation system, perform public health needs assessments, conduct a malaria study through administering ~ 500 quick malaria test, and treat as many people as possible. Whew! It can be done!!! I feel so honored to be a part of this mission and hope that it will instill an even greater hope in the hearts of the people of Ddegeya Village.
Favorite Movies Shawshank Redemption, baby.

What moves the world? Who is John Galt?