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Mother and daughter doctor-heroes: Hawa Abdi + Deqo Mohamed

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They’ve been called the “saints of Somalia.” Doctor Hawa Abdi and her daughter Deqo Mohamed discuss their medical clinic in Somalia, where — in the face of civil war and open oppression of women — they’ve built a hospital, a school and a community of peace.(Recorded at TEDWomen, December 2010, in Washington, DC. Duration: 8:44)

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