Bangladesh

Boro Amma- The Great Mother & Story of Motherhood

Morning of October 1942, Chittagong, British Colonial India  Chittagong was a sleepy, largely agrarian town, still languishing in the backwaters of the British East Indian Colony. As the early winter fog was still hesitantly floating in the air, sudden howling of aerial attack sirens rang out from the nearby British and Allied military barracks. Soon, …

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Saying Thank You to Patients

The year was 1990. I was in Detroit, Michigan working as a resident physician in Internal Medicine. Detroit was dilapidated, its old structures were crumbling, boarded up unkempt houses in neighborhoods once humming with life were now empty, desolated, overgrown with weeds. Brick walls of the old houses, once rock-solid were now fragile and cracked, …

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