Author Archives: Gayle

Kidney Failure

Kidney Failure is a dreadful problem, especially here in the jungle.  BeLoo has struggled to keep alive for several months now.  She must irrigate her abdomen, (Peritoneal Dialysis) four times daily, in a small and dirty bamboo hut.  It takes … Continue reading

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Miracle of the Artist

The words that came out of this artist’s mouth one never-to-be forgotten day came to me as a complete, unexpected, and unparalleled shock. They were riveted in my mind in that instant in such as way that they could never … Continue reading

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My Mother

  I went to America during the month of September as a surprise visit to my Mother.  It was her 94th birthday and I had nothing to give her that would mean anything to her – so I gave her … Continue reading

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NauTee

It was midnight straight up when we heard a woman knocking and yelling at our front door.  The rain was coming down and she had just carried her 10 year old son all the way up the 2 steep hills … Continue reading

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Fighting Through the Mud

These pictures denote just part of our trip to MeDeLeGwee village today on the motorbike to treat the sick.  I only fell off onto my back in the mud one time!  Soft landing – – – no pain!  Just messy … Continue reading

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Thara Jerry

We have just hired Thara Jerry!  He is the first one ever to want to work permanently with us in BYT. Please meet Thara Jerry.  Do you remember him?  He is the one who joined us when we spent a … Continue reading

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Wild Elephant Face to Face!

Rainy season takes its toll on all of us out here in the jungle. Presently I have a kidney infection, a bad cold, and the “Jungle rot” in my scalp. We have met a hooded cobra face to face, I … Continue reading

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Another Life Saved in the Nick of Time!

My first look at DiTee told me she was dying. She lay there on a pile of dirty blankets in the bamboo hut, just skin and bones, eyes sunk in, clammy, cool, pale skin, and even exuding the smell of … Continue reading

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All in One Day!

Today is, August 20, 2017. We bow our heads together and pray on the front porch before we begin our hike to LaGlah village in the rain. We have a late start because so many patients came this morning making … Continue reading

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Cobra Face to Face

There is something quite warm, relaxing, satisfying and comforting to be in a house, under a firm roof, with dry, warm clothing on, sipping hot water while outside a storm is raging, the clouds have you socked-in, and rivers of … Continue reading

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