Iquitos. City of half a million people, surrounded by hundreds of miles of jungle on all sides. Photo by NASA.
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On Iquitos, 3 months later

On a particularly sultry day in a hospital of the Peruvian Amazon, I found myself with the task of telling a group of parents that their babies, who had been waiting in the hallways for days without eating in preparation for surgery, would not be able to have their cleft lip and palate fixed. We, …

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