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Sep 29, 2011 - Doris the Medicine Woman

Doris the Medicine Woman There is an African man at my feet; stricken with a cellulitis infection or a bad juju hit that has moved into his whole body. He has been writhing in pain, but now, thankfully, Kwaku has fallen asleep. Recently he started a project at his place on the beach in the Western Region of Ghana. The sea had been eroding the place badly, wiping away the structure in which he operated his bar and restaurant. When I arrived the sea was once again raging--wildly tearing at beachside trees and homes. He began by building a sea...

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