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Kagman Community Health Center

Since soon after my return to the CNMI, the pediatrics department at the hospital has been able to expand our services to beyond the walls of the hospital. To me this is very exciting and such a great opportunity! The … Continue reading

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Saturday afternoon football

I can’t say anything about missing a year of football-watching when the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas (CNMI) hasn’t had (American) football for EIGHT years. Yup, that’s right. Apparently the last time there was any football game played in football … Continue reading

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On U.S. Soil

Today, an article in our local newspaper cited the fact that Saipan was talked about in the Washington Post. I was immediately interested. Having grown up in the Washington metropolitan area, I consider the Washington Post “my newspaper” and will … Continue reading

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Marianas March Against Cancer

The Marianas March Against Cancer (MMAC) is an annual event reminiscent of what we call Relay for Life back in the States. The premise for that is that cancer never sleeps — so these events are usually continuous events overnight … Continue reading

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Saipan, CNMI Map and Location

One of the things that people search for that leads to this blog most commonly is “saipan map” according to a little stat calculator from wordpress.com. This is totally not a surprise for me since I, like most, had no … Continue reading

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Covenant Day

This week is the unimaginable three-day week for employees places that celebrate government holidays .. Monday off for Covenant Day and Friday off for Good Friday. While it doesn’t affect me in the hospital necessarily, the plethora of holidays must … Continue reading

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In the News Recently

I remember before I came to Saipan, I felt like there was very little information about Saipan. Part of the information I received was a link to one of the two newspapers published here (that publish also online). The news … Continue reading

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