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    • An Imperfect Offering

    • Humanitarian Action for the Twenty-First Century
    • By: James Orbinski
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 14 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    In 1988, James Orbinski, then a medical student in his 20s, embarked on a year-long research trip to Rwanda, a trip that would change who he would be as a doctor and as a man. Investigating the conditions of pediatric AIDS in Rwanda, James confronted widespread pain and suffering, much of it preventable, much of it occasioned by political and economic corruption. Fuelled by the injustice of what he had seen in Rwanda, Orbinski helped establish the Canadian chapter of Mdecins Sans Frontires (Doctors Without Borders/MSF).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Deeply disturbing but essential reading

    • By Oakland on 05-18-15

    Regular price: $24.95