DONN BROWN

PHOTOJOURNALIST

 

BRAZIL

 

 

The only hospital in Campo Mior available to do the surgries
Dr. Pena takes a breather between surgeries. The two doctors worked long hours each day
The local doctors would do follow-ups on those operated on
Campo Mior is located in the province of Teresina with a population of 30,000
Brazil is a middle-income country with above normal poverty
In this region of northeast Brazil a quarter of children under 5 suffer from chronic malnutrition
These children play soccer on a lot used to hold cattle
It was saying goodby to the children we met during our brief stay in Brazil
Nurse Kathy Schrage says she always has difficulty with goodbys
Dr. Manny Pena goes on these missions as payback for his lucrative plastic surgery practice

 

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