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This week marks the -- that I returned from the pieces of peace corps volunteer in the Philippines many years ago.
When I was in the -- we work with a lot of other a lot of groups called nongovernmental organizations people who did.
Good work volunteer work and our own Dana Perino leaves this Sunday.
For the Congo.
Aboard the Africa mercy.
Just -- So I -- of a few months ago I had a chance that a Dallas and I -- an event with the president mrs.
-- and it was for mercy ships I didn't know a lot about them.
To come to find out it's just absolutely amazing to Africa mercy will be in Congo for about ten months it was at the invitation.
Other government there and because it will be the largest charitable hospital ship they do it all through donations and sixty minutes.
Did a piece about some -- their good work and -- that done since I think in 1975.
Or so take a look at this clip.
At the age of not a tumor and destroyed her face.
And it was crushing her windpipe.
She was struggling to breathe.
I was amazed at the sense of community and lots of people were waiting outside the gates and many with problems of their own but when they saw -- They picked her up.
Put it over over their heads and literally pastor through the crowd.
Over the gate and into the screening because they recognized her need was greater.
So my husband Peter and I gonna head out on -- Sunday we're going to be there for about a week and have a chance to do it either for assessment day which is David -- Possible patients will show up to see if they can get some care.
They do all kinds of medical care was from surgery it's.
And doing with cancer it's.
Court -- absolutely everything so you might have a dental emergency a lot of people and that are going to come to the -- I've never seen a medical doctor so they'll have a chance and -- say that you maybe you have a dental emergency they'll have that on staff.
There's also I cataract surgeons -- on board.
And that's I'm a very big education offer for a preventative care so.
-- it but I'll take a group of kids and -- teach him all about.
Dental hygiene and make sure that they have a little -- something like that but -- -- to -- very complicated surgeries and the sixty minutes -- there was.
A story about a little boy -- was born with his knee caps.
On the wrong way and these doctors were able to turn those around and then the interesting thing about the mercy ships that they follow these people that Saturday.
-- at that tape a veto because it took several years.
For them to do -- reconstructive surgeries I'm excited to go and you can follow we here at the five and add on Twitter at Dana Perino face -- -- -- kind of stuff.
And then I might be able to -- at the technology to work do Skype.
You didn't think I'd imagine it he had good -- to operate on a ship.
-- well some of these you know -- the Doctors Without Borders -- in the peace -- they throughout their grew in the jungle and operate with no anesthesia or anything it was amazing there's a lot of people who do real good work.
And what -- -- -- -- decision until we -- for all our viewers.
We thank god I can't and I don't.
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