When Katie Stakolich's mother was involved in a serious car accident in Ghana, Katie was devastated that she couldn't travel from the United States to be by her bedside. But one Ghanaian doctor - Dr Alfred Aidoo - became Katie's final link to her mother.
Produced for an episode of Short Cuts on BBC Radio 4 called Long Distance. The series is produced by Eleanor McDowall / Falling Tree Productions.
Photo: Mount Kosciuszko National Park, Australia, 2016.