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Keywords South Africa,black and white image,horizontal,Africa,KwaZulu-Natal,Eshowe,doctor,patients,white African man,black African woman,J. V. Larsen,examining,hospital,ultrasounds,medical equipment,Eshowe Hospital,rural,
Credit Line David Larsen / Independent Photographers /
Collections Independent Photographers
Province Eshowe Hospital, Eshowe, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
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Media Id 56_340
Creation_date 2004-12-01T00:00:00
Subcollections David Larsen
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
Country South Africa
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