Bayou La Batre Rural Health Clinic
Benjamin is founder and CEO of the Bayou La Batre Rural Health Clinic in Bayou La Batre, Alabama, a small shrimping village along the Gulf Coast. Benjamin was the subject of a Reader's Digest article that chronicled her efforts to rebuild the clinic after Hurricane Katrina.
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... Bayou La Batre ( /ˌbaɪ.oʊ lə ˈbætri/ or /ˌbaɪlə ˈbætri/) is a town in Mobile County, Alabama, United States ... Bayou La Batre is a fishing village with a seafood-processing harbor for fishing boats and shrimp boats ... Bayou La Batre was the first permanent settlement on the south Mobile County mainland and was founded in 1786, when French-born Joseph Bouzage (Bosarge) was awarded a 1,259-acre (509 ha ...
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