China Earthquake May 12, 2008

One Year Later, Osteopathic Physicians Remember the Devastation in China

Apr 17, 2009 | Articles

Source: AOF HumanTouch Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 1 Spring 2009

I have never seen such devastaion, but I have also never seen such resilience.  People were helping each other.  Some people even offered us their bottled water.  It taught me how the simplest of gifts can much such a difference.”

— Dr. Royce Keilers

Introduction from the publication:

On May 12, 2008, in the Sichuan Province of China, a Magnitude-8 earthquake killed an estimated 69,000 people injured 375,000 and left millions homeless.  Within just days of the quake, two American Osteopathic Foundation volunteers, Dr. Royce Keilers and Dr. William Burke, joined members of Heart to Heart International in the medical relief effort.

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AOF HumanTouch Newsletter Vol 1 No1 Spring 2009 [pdf]

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