Missionary, Mercenary or Misfit? Which will I be?

The old saying goes that those white fellas that choose to work rural/remote are either a missionary, mercenary or a misfit. Although there is some uproariously funny dialogue about this phenomenon…I can’t help but feel a bit anxious about how I’ll be perceived and received on Mornington Island. Even with the best of intentions, one can fail miserably in these contexts.

I hope and pray I’m not any of the above…and am just “Chris, our nurse practitioner.” Just being seen as a helping hand is enough for me. Time will tell…

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