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The Atavist: Life after working at Hawaii's Kalaupapa leper colony

Cover of Brooke Jarvis's story
Cover of Brooke Jarvis's story "When We Are Called To Part" in The Atavist.
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When she graduated from college, Brooke Jarvis took a rather unusual job.

She worked as a garbage lady of sorts at a leper colony on a remote peninsula of the Hawaiian island of Molokai. Brooke wrote about the experience for the Atavist. She joins the show to tell us a bit about the experience.