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Check out this article from The New York Times about Romanian health care and corruption.

Story starts off with a great lede about a family that had a heartbreaking experience with the health care system.

And here’s a fact that caught my attention: “And Transparency International, the Berlin-based anticorruption watchdog, ranked Romania as the second most corrupt country in the 27-member European Union last year, behind neighboring Bulgaria.”

It’s hard for me to imagine living in situations like these, where bribery is not only normal, but expected. I wonder how seeing this aspect of the culture in person will affect me.

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