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Lenzy

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I am a Christian nurse practitioner. Our family spent from 1996-2004 in Kenya and Uganda as missionaries. I have also participated in short-term missions to DR Congo, Sudan, Siberia, Haiti, and Mexico and travelled extensively. My hobby is bird-watching. I helped to develop a list of birds seen at an Eco-tourism location in Jinja, Uganda. I also had articles published on thievery of African Gray Parrot Chicks from their nests published in Nature Uganda and Freiflug. I am interested in research and did a poster presentation for the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners on Cardiac Risk factors in the East Asian Immigrant population. I look forward to sharing Hubs on travel, culture, medicine, meteorites and birding .

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  • Sea Gypsies of Thailand: The Moken (Chao Leh)
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    Sea Gypsies of Thailand: The Moken (Chao Leh)

    2 years ago

    "A man eating wave" In 2004 a Tsunami hit the coast of Thailand, killing thousands. Meet the people whose oral tradition helped them beat the wave and get a glimpse of their unique view of the world.

  • The Pygmy village of Bundibugyo
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    The Pygmy village of Bundibugyo

    4 years ago

    On the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo lies a small Pygmy tribe near the town of Bundibugyo. This is their King. Join me as we enter the village and see how their ancient ways and new ways...

  • Birds of East Africa
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    Birds of East Africa

    2 years ago

    The birds of East Africa are unique and beautiful. I was blessed to be able to see several hundred species in my time in Kenya and Uganda. I will add to the birds listed here from time to time so that you may enjoy them...

  • The Royal Drum Makers of Mpambire
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    The Royal Drum Makers of Mpambire

    5 months ago

    Next to the Equator, in Uganda lies a humble drum maker's shop with drums fit for a King. These drums are fashioned by hand, using native wood and cowhide. They are rustically beautiful in design and resonant in tone.

  • Paradise Diminished. Fracking in Arlington, Tx.
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    Paradise Diminished. Fracking in Arlington, Tx.

    12 months ago

    Pappy Elkins Park, in Arlington, TX. is just one example of a place where fracking has changed the face of a natural habitat. I will endeavor to highlight some of those changes and encourage the reader to consider the...

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