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JEANNA IN BANGLADESH

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Jeanna began her career in midwifery in 2015. Combining midwifery with her background in foreign politics and her years of experience in international work, she has dedicated her career to global health and advocating for global reproductive rights. Since then she has provided midwifery and reproductive healthcare services in several countries across the Middle East and Eastern Europe focusing on the refugee crisis stemming from Syria. When she is not volunteering overseas she splits her time between California and Texas, where she works in an established midwifery practice that focuses on special circumstance deliveries. ​

LIFE LESSONS FROM 7-11

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David Jacobson is a father, husband, blogger and experienced camper. His interests are traveling, art, family, and diverse cultural experiences. He holds an MA in Latin American and Border Studies, a BA in History with minors in Anthropology and Critical Thinking, as well as an AAS in Graphic Design and Illustration. All of these things come together to inform his work on Hiker Bible.

RETURNING TO LA FRONTERA

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Yolanda Chavez Leyva is a story-gatherer and historian who lives on the U.S.-Mexico border. She is an award-winning public historian who directs the Institute of Oral History at the University of Texas at El Paso. She is co-founder of Museo Urbano, a museum without walls. She loves the mountains and the beauty of the Chihuahuan desert. And she loves living on the border. She writes for (and runs) a blog called Fierce Fronteriza where you can find other wonderful stories and experiences.

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