Pre-med student finds adventure

When pre-med student Kate Huggins thinks about her six-week medical internship in Guatemala, snapshots of memory spring to mind. Grinding corn at a small local mill. Learning K’iche, the indigenous Mayan dialect. Playing soccer in the rain. Strapping a blood pressure cuff around a patient’s arm. Small moments - but they highlight an incredible experience.

Then came more dramatic moments: watching the village she where she was staying deal with the aftermath of a hurricane, mudslides and a nearby volcanic eruption.

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