MEDANTH THM- 3

MEDANTH THM- 3 - Aynsley Merk Medical Anthropology 227:...

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Aynsley Merk Medical Anthropology 227: Take Home-Midterm- Question 3 North, northeast, east, Southeast, south, southwest, West, northwest, Every weekend I walk in a different direction until the ticking contraption strapped to my wrist draws my wanderlust and I back home. Back home to a plethora of texts to read, questions to answer, and a steaming brew. However, this is not the end. These weekly texts continue my adventuring from Montreal to the Azande of the northern Nile River, east to Hong Kong and China, to western Kenya and the Loa, and south to the Merced, California Hmong. Everywhere I went crashed. My own ‘Western’ upbringing made these foreign cultures seem ridiculous. A question formed. Ambling back about 15 years, would I be less quick to deem something irrational? Sick is a children’s novel intended to be a bed time story shared by parents and children. 6 year-old Kira is in the hospital with a sickness her doctors are unable to diagnose. Every night when she finishes her container of fruit-flavoured Jell-o Kira falls
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