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To bear witness : a journey of healing and solidarity

Author: Kevin M Cahill
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Physician, teacher, activist, diplomat, and advocate, Dr. Cahill has touched so many lives, and helped right so many wrongs. And in this book, he chronicles extraordinary achievements of compassion and commitment. Bringing together a rich selection of writings - essays, op-ed pieces, speeches, and other works, many out of print or hard to find - he crafts a self-portrait of a life devoted to others."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Biography
Named Person: Kevin M Cahill; Kevin M Cahill; Kevin M Cahill
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin M Cahill
ISBN: 0823225062 9780823225064
OCLC Number: 60603273
Description: 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Beirut's smell of death --
A doctor's reflections on the Libyan situation --
For a U.S. role in Somalia --
Palm Sunday in Somalia --
Starving refugees overwhelm Somalia --
A Somali postscript --
The Nicaraguan earthquake --
The price for differing with the U.S. is death --
Of constitutions, democracy, medicine, and diplomacy --
Holidays in Nicaragua --
Fasting and medicine in Nicaragua --
A perverse silence --
Red stains on the Emerald Isle : can only blood wash them out? --
A deathless dream --
New realities, new frontiers --
The peculiar elan --
The university and revolution --
The symbolism of Salamanca --
Grief and renewal --
To bind our wounds --
Loaded words --
Dreams and travel --
A necessary balance.
Responsibility: Kevin M. Cahill.
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"...A doctor without borders..." -Fordham Magazine "...Dr. Cahill's memoir deserves an honored place on the bookshelves of anyone thinking of a career in humanitarian action." -- -Patrick J. Ryan Read more...

 
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