1. Change

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    June 4, 2019 by kshearon12

    It’s funny how time works.  10 months ago we were just arriving in Guinea and there was excitement in the …
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  2. Chasing Waterfalls and Vista Views

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    April 14, 2019 by kshearon12

    Traveling in Africa has taught me many things over the years.   The strongest thing I take away every time I …
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  3. The Iles de Los

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    February 17, 2019 by kshearon12

    It has been a long time since I have sat down to write.  I could use the excuse of being …
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  4. Patient Stories

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    December 18, 2018 by kshearon12

    Every patient that comes to the ship has a story.  The nature of being in the lab is that I …
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  5. Looking Back to Move Forward

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    November 21, 2018 by kshearon12

    We have just finished up 40 days of prayer and fasting on board the Africa Mercy.  Back in early October …
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  6. The Power of Change

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    October 9, 2018 by kshearon12

    A few weeks ago we had some generator issues on board the ship. It didn’t turn into anything major and our engineering team was able to find and fix the problem with only a half day delay for our surgical operations.  This is one of the major benefits of having surgeries on the ship: we […]

  7. Back to Where it all Started: Guinea

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    September 9, 2018 by kshearon12

    Bonsoir from Guinea, West Africa! It is crazy to think that back when I started this blog (over 5 years …
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This is my personal blog. I am serving with the organization Mercy Ships but the views, thoughts and opinions here are my own. For more information from the official Mercy Ships site please go here:

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Sending mail to Africa can be a challenge. Here are a few ways to contact me while I am away:

E-mail:
kshearon12@gmail.com

Crew Mail: Letters, cards and other flat things

Kathy Shearon — Hospital
M/V Africa Mercy — Crew Mail
P.O. Box 2020
Lindale, TX 75771

Container: packages of any kind, please note these will take up to 2-3 months to arrive to the ship

Kathy Shearon — Hospital
M/V Africa Mercy — For Container
P.O. Box 2020
Lindale, TX 75771

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