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Belinda C. Shauver, CRNA, holds a Vietnamese child on the way to the operating room where she was serving on a mission trip in 2004 with Facing Futures Foundation in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The Foundation's focus is the surgical correction of birth defects found in children in Third World countries. "My first trip was in 1999, and I have gone back every year except 2003, when I was deployed to Iraq," said Shauver. "I consider it a great privilege to serve these children." Shauver is a nurse anesthetist at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Fla.