The Spirit Catches
please read the story and answer the question:
Answer at least one of the following:
1. Explain the statement that Lia was given “a little medicine and a little neeb.” Were the methods of treatment applied by Lia’s parents a barrier or a resource to her health and well being?
2. What were the reactions of Lia’s doctors and family members when Lia had “the big one?” How did cultural differences serve as a barrier to Lia’s healthcare during this episode? Share a resource that may have been helpful to the health care professionals or the family.