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Sunday, February 17, 2008

After two days in SaiGon I was on my way to DaNang City to meet with the East Meets West Dental Clinic staff and the Global Humanitarian Dental volunteers. The outreach had been planned for months to be in Hoi An but no one expected this much rain. As you can see the Han river was cresting and coming over it's banks in spots. The countryside hadn't seen this much rain in 10 years people said. TI got the word the staff was stranded in Hoi An and I was unable to reach them by any means because the roads were flooded. The staff did finally make it back to town and a somewhat smaller version of the outreach was performed with much fanfare and robust enthusiasm by the staffs and the children. Except for 2 little waifs who were petrified to have their teeth worked on I believe there were about 100 children serviced that single day. We also had a fantastic lunch at a nearby restaurant. I'm always amazed at how the children respond to

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