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Subcollections David Larsen
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Keywords J. V. Larsen,operating theatres,surgical operations,nurses,doctor,hospitals,rural,Eshowe,KwaZulu-Natal,South Africa,Africa,horizontal,black and white image,
Collections Independent Photographers
Country South Africa
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Description A Road Less Travelled: a reflection on the boundaries of Dr J. V. Larsen’s career. My father's life has been defined by boundaries, both good and bad! Many of these he crossed, some to his credit, and some to his detriment. Always, however, it was in the service of others and his God. In the 1960s he crossed the boundary of what was socially acceptable In a nation dominated by the socio-political and economic system of apartheid. As a recently qualified doctor he took his young wife to live in rural Zululand to serve and live among the poorest of the poor on a mission hospital, Charles Johnson Memorial Hospital in Nqutu, rural Zululand. Such was the multiracial character of that community and its impact of the surrounding area that the apartheid security police kept it under careful scrutiny. He crossed the boundary of personal ambition when in the early 1980s he was given the opportunity to go to the top of his profession as professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at the largest tea
Creation_date 2004-12-01T00:00:00
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Province Eshowe Hospital, Eshowe, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
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