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Sunday, December 31, 2006

Never too old!

Dr. Hendrie graduated from medical school almost 50 years ago, when it is wasn’t very common for women to have careers, let alone become doctors. That experience, as she puts it, “Taught me to be feisty as hell. And, not to give up even when the odds seem long.” Hendrie points out, “While things have changed here in the US, in Cambodia, women and girls face tremendous odds trying to get an education. So, my experience is probably useful here.”

Why Cambodia? Dr. Hendrie says, “There is so much need in places like Cambodia that you feel your time and dollars are well spent. It is like very dirty silverware. You can see the results of some elbow grease very quickly.”
Dr Hendrie created the Sharing Foundation. Read more about her and the efforts of the Sharing Foundation on Beth's Blog.

The new year is coming. It is never too late to start something to change your life or that of those around you.

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Comments on "Never too old!"

 

Anonymous Beth said ... (12:20 AM) : 

Thanks again for all your help! we did an amazing job! Have to wait for them to verify if we won ..

 

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