Schweitzer became a doctor and moved to Gabon to atone for the evils white men had committed in Africa. He hoped his life would set an example for others. (Photo: Courtesy of the Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Library)

Albert Schweitzer’'s hospital buildings stand today as a historic site and museum. (Photo: David Baron)

Schweitzer became a doctor and moved to Gabon to atone for the evils white men had committed in Africa. He hoped his life would set an example for others. (Photo: Courtesy of the Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Library)

Swiss surgeon Hans-Peter Müller, a member of the hospital’'s board, stands beside Albert Schweitzer'’s grave. (Photo: David Baron)

The hospital treats almost 30 thousand people each year. Here, patients wait to be seen. (Photo: David Baron)

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