1. 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 […]

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  2. 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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  3. A Taste of Shipyard

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    August 5, 2018 by kshearon12

    Today is my 4 week mark of being back on the Africa Mercy.  I had a lovely time at home …
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  4. Elements of a Memorable Story

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    May 18, 2018 by kshearon12

    A note about this post:  I started this entry many weeks ago and am just getting it finished now.  I …
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  5. A Field-Service of Reading

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    April 28, 2018 by kshearon12

    Did you know that the ship has a really nice library on-board?  It can be hard to find a quiet …
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  6. “Heroes come in all types and sizes”

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    March 18, 2018 by kshearon12

    To the overeager donor who will just not leave me alone To the nervous donor who is deathly afraid of …
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  7. A New Year, A New Decade

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    February 11, 2018 by kshearon12

    The start of 2018 has been nothing short of exciting.  How is it already February?  I know I have written …
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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:

http://www.mercyships.org

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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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