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Paul Farmer, Haiti’s One-Man Health Organization

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Investors Business Daily

Paul Farmer lives his life by one rule: the Golden Rule.

Farmer, a Harvard-educated medical doctor, operates a clinic in rural Haiti. “If you were sick, you’d want someone to walk or be willing to walk five miles to see you,” he said in a 2003 e-mail from his clinic. “These patients do not live near roads. Someone has to go and see them. I think doctors should be among those willing to schlep a few miles (to see) a sick patient. Even if others disagree, I like doing it…”

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