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The Vulnerable Female Body: “Putting Back the Damaged Parts”

By Deborah Harkins
By Deborah Harkins

Dr. Lauri Romanzi operates on women in developing countries who have suffered pelvic-organ injuries—many of them through obstructed childbirth. Some of her patients "have suffered so greatly at the hands of their communities," she notes, "that even if they’re returned to fully normal function, they often don’t want to go back to their village."

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