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Inside/out with Monica Glenshaw, doctor at Murambinda Mission Hospital
July 22, 2009

Describe yourself in five words?
A doer, shy, love a party, appreciate my good friends, enjoy nature.

What's the best piece of advice you've ever received?
Don't take work home.

What's the most ridiculous thing you've ever done?
Get a job selling wigs, to help supplement student income.

What is your most treasured possession?
My little Jack Russell pup.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Watching a young mother die for whom I could do no more.

What do you dislike most about your appearance?
My teeth.

What is your greatest extravagance?
At my age there have been many, but currently it is enjoying a strong cup of coffee on my verandah.

What have you got in your fridge?
Bread, milk, butter, half a pumpkin, pups meat.

What is your greatest fear?
Lacking courage to proceed with the difficult things in life.

What have you got in your pockets right now?
US$2, but a reasonable supply where those two came from.

What is your favourite journey?
My first trip to visit family in the United States of America.

Who are your heroes in real life?
Nelson Mandela, Tsvangirai, GALZ.

When and where were you happiest?
Since 1985 at Murambinda.

What's your biggest vice?
Overdoing some things, anger at times, work, drinking.

What were you like at school?
Moderately popular, moderate student.

What are you doing next?
Most probably retiring from work.

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