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Woodwinds ER doctor Maryam Shapland packs up her supplies before traveling to the Philippines for a medical mission trip. (Staff photo by Riham Feshir)

Woodbury doctor fulfills ‘sense of responsibility’

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Dr. Maryam Shapland is no stranger to the Philippines: the weak infrastructure, high poverty rate and long-term diseases.

Growing up in the capital city of Manila as a child of two physicians, Shapland remembers neighbors knocking on their door asking for medical help. The next day she’d get a carton of eggs or a plate of chicken as a thank you gift in return.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.
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