Growing up, I wanted to explore and experience everything possible. I dreamed about traveling and saved my roots for the exotic places I would visit someday rather than plant them in my familiar life. I never allowed static friction to ground me anywhere, so when I decided to intern abroad, it was easy to leave everything behind.
Read Margaret Webster's reflective piece, who is currently interning in India through the Child Family Health International (CFHI) India: Healthcare Rotations, as she talks about the obstacles she sees, as well as the motivation she gets from interning in another country.
About six years ago I made it a life goal to someday travel to Africa....
The hospitality in India is something that I really admire about the culture and I already know that one of the things I will miss most when I return home is how welcoming everyone here is - it is unlike anything I have ever experienced. From day one we were invited into all aspects of people's lives - their school, their hospitals, and their homes.