Foreign News: Asians Help Asians

"Come one, come all," the big sign read. "Free medical clinic. Open day and night." Inside the clinic, a former warehouse in a newly liberated village of South Viet Nam, a group of Filipino doctors were performing a Caesarean section on a Vietnamese peasant woman. Their operating table was covered with a G.I. blanket and a strip of white cotton cloth torn from a CARE package; their patient was secured by wires nailed to the side of the table and lifted above her body by wedges of C-ration cans. Their light consisted of one electric bulb and half a dozen flashlights...

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