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This Dec. 5, 2011 photo shows Dr. Sergei Ivantchev in his home office in Greenfield, Mass. Ivantchev commutes from Greenfield to a Waterville, New Brunswick, Canada, hospital where he works as an anesthetist, just a small part of the journey he's made since leaving his home country of Moldova in the mid-1990's. (AP Photo/Greenfield Recorder, Paul Franz)

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Moldovan man makes long health care journey

It's a 400-mile commute Sergei Ivantchev makes twice a week to and from the Greenfield duplex that he and his wife have shared with their two daughters as well as his parents since 1998. But the trip, to the Waterville, New Brunswick, Canada, hospital where the 47-year-old Greenfield transplant works as an anesthetist, is just a small part of the journey he's made since leaving his home country of Moldova.

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