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Meg Sheahan helps a pregnant woman at a Doctors Without Borders clinic in Nigeria.

V.I. nurse helping expectant mothers in Nigeria

Last year, Meg Sheahan decided it was time to do something she always had wanted to do.

A nurse-midwife who worked at Schneider Hospital on St. Thomas, Sheahan had always wanted to go on a field assignment for Doctors Without Borders.

"I've benefitted from a great education," Sheahan said. "I think it's important for me to try to share some of that."

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