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Mountains Beyond Mountains

Written by Tracy Kidder, Mountains Beyond Mountains focuses on the quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, an infectious disease specialist, who still strives to diagnose and cure infectious diseases in such places as Haiti, Cuba, Peru, and Russia.

Paul Farmer

Photo from the Architects of Peace Foundation: http://www.architectsofpeace.org/architects-of-peace/paul-farmer

Information About Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer is a renowned Doctor, Harvard professor, infectious disease specialist, anthropologist, and the recipient of a MacArthur "genius" grant.  Farmer co-founded the human rights organization Partners in Health and has spent his life striving to provide medical care to poor nations, focusing on Haiti, Peru, Cuba, and Russia.  His goal is to prove that it is possible to provide quality medical care in areas with few resources.

Information from Americans Who Tell the Truth: http://www.americanswhotellthetruth.org/pgs/portraits/Paul_Farmer.php and "Mountains Beyond Mountains" by Tracy Kidder.

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