Roberta Gately

A nurse, humanitarian aid worker, and writer, Roberta Gately has served in war zones ranging from Africa to Afghanistan. She has written extensively on the subject of refugees for the Journal of Emergency Nursing, as well as a series of articles for the BBC Worlds News Online. She speaks regularly on the plight of the world’s refugees and displaced. 

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The Bracelet
Lipstick in Afghanistan

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Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Singing

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Darfur or Afghanistan working in a remote clinic

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Nursing

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "When a Man Loves a Woman", "Somewhere" from West Side Story, "Memories" from Cats, "Time to Say Goodbye" and just about any Christmas song

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