At 90, This Doctor Is Still Calling

Photo of Nicholas Kristof courtesy of Half the Sky Movement.

Fistula Foundation partner and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr. Catherine Hamlin recently celebrated her 90th birthday. She was joined by women whose fistulas have been healed at the hospital she founded with her late husband in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

At 90, This Doctor Is Still Calling
By Nicholas Kristof

We in journalism tend to cover airplane crashes, corrupt officials and loathsome criminals with gusto, but let’s take a break and applaud a hero.

Catherine Hamlin, an Australian gynecologist who has spent most of her life in Ethiopia, is a 21st-century Mother Teresa.

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