The world’s largest civilian hospital ship, AFRICA MERCY, travels the west African coast, restoring sight to thousands and bringing smiles to faces once disfigured by tumors. Scot Pelley reports in this ’60 Minutes’ segment titled Africa Mercy: Hospital of Hope, originally aired Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013.

Also see this post, Why We Dry Dock, which includes the article by King’s Point engineer Justin Ray ’06, ‘How Mercy Ships Changed My Life’.

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