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IRC nurse bringing more than good health to Syrian refugees
December 31, 2012
By Ned Colt
Nurse Areej Obeidat checks on one of her younger patients at an IRC clinic in Mafraq, Jordan.
Areej Obeidat, a 26-year-old Jordanian nurse, has a special relationship with her patients. She takes some of them home with her every night. “How many?” I ask. “Too many to count!” she replies with a bashful grin.