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- Sabin Kumar Ranabhat, lecturer in pathology, Nepalgunj Medical College, Nepalgunj, Nepal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
He was one of my childhood playmates, his house just a few blocks away from mine. However, I lost contact with him after I left the village to study medicine. In due course, I graduated from the Institute of Medicine, Kathmandu, and joined Green Pastures Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre (GPH), Pokhara, as a medical officer. Run by the International Nepal Fellowship, this missionary hospital provides refuge, at it own cost, to the many socially ostracised victims of leprosy.
One day a young …