After the Fact

This is the Firozabad 2020 Rotoplast team visiting the the Taj Mahal on an usually clear day following a night of fierce and cleansing thunderstorms.

As we were preparing to leave on March 7, the whole world began to change. We seemed to be “ahead of the curve”. Had our mission been scheduled even a week later, we might not have been allowed to change the lives who so needed those surgeries. In that week after our return, India closed off entry to even to those holding visas, due to the international crisis of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus.

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It appears that life will never be the same.

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