Being treated for a bee-sting to his toe, old man Indy recounts the time he spent in Albert Schweitzer's jungle hospital in Africa during the Great War. Schweitzer and his orderlies had picked up Indy and companions near death while attempting to bring a shipment of guns across the Congo. At first resistant to being treated by a German, Indy soon began to realize that Schweitzer was not interested in war, only attempting to cure people against all odds. Written by
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But... what can you possibly hope to accomplish? This whole continent is festering with disease. What you're doing, is like trying to hold back a tidal wave.
I see it more as, ehm, gathering pebbles from a beach. I couldn't carry them all, of course, but I can certainly carry a handful each day. And each pebble I save has value. Well, I saved you, nicht wahr?
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