An army jeep rounds the bend ahead, and lumbers towards us. About 20 feet apart it stops, we stop. A soldier comes to the car window, about 19, solemn and dutiful, careful not to reveal a crack of doubt about his mission. ... When we pass a throng of young children on the road, we discharge our young guide, by now discernably anxious, hoping the army does not ... There we find Dr. Ayyoub, deputy field health officer, a man clearly juggling being a health official and being a patriot.
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