Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Great Rift Valley

  • The Great Rift Valley

    Anne JacobsonOak Park, Illinois, United States In the vast, parched desert of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, night fell like an ocean wave, predictable yet unexpected, with weight and substance and astonishing force. The darkness filled our eyes and expanded our lungs, enveloped our salty skin. Each evening the last rays of equatorial sun bathed our…