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An American Missionary Doctor Saves Lives In The Nuba Mountains

Mara Vallejo

Dr. Tom Catena is an American missionary doctor from Upstate New York who has lived and worked in the Nuba mountains of Sudan since 2008 with an international aid agency in treating diseases like malaria, tuberculosis and malnutrition. When the Sudanese government launched an attack on June 2011, aid workers fled but that was not an option for Dr. Tom.

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