Thursday, August 18, 2005
Listen to the Butterfly
This gentleman was the president of the community of Gounan. After I had seen all the little kids in the community, he came up to me and said he'd been having some trouble hearing for the last several months (a common complaint amond the elderly population). But unlike other folk, he was pretty sure what had been the problem: a butterfly had flown into his ear while he had been working in the fields. Sure enough. Here's Shawna, my friend and a fellow medical student, pearing into confirm the diagnosis.