The Holiday Season is very close by and in few days the new year 2010 will replace the ending 2009. I did not write yet any Greetings card, but I received quite few of them.
Among them the one sent from the Corti Foundation has been very particular and I would like to share it with you.
Happy New Year 2010
by the Piero Corti Foundation
50th Anniversary of St. Mary’s Hospital, Lacor – Uganda
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