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Doctor finds a peaceful side to Mexico

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Doctor finds a peaceful side to Mexico
Lynchburg, VA News & Advance November 21, 2010
If you’ve watched the nightly news lately, you know that Mexico has turned into Dodge City with Spanish subtitles — kidnappings, gun battles and a murder rate surpassing that of Iraq.
But that’s not the Mexico that Lynchburg orthopedic surgeon William Andrews knows.
“What you see on TV is somewhat misleading,” said Andrews, co-founder of a medical aid group called Kids First. “I’d still go there without hesitation.”
In fact, he will, sometime after the first of next year. That trip will be to lay the groundwork for an annual visit to the Mexican city of San Miguel de Allende, where Andrews and a team of more than 20 doctors, nurses, anesthesiologists and technicians will perform much-needed surgery on at least 175 children in May.... (cont)...

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