Chris Belland's - "Hindsights & Insights"
Sunday, May 6, 2012
Doctors I have known and who have known me up close and personal

When I was a child, a doctor was a fairly mythical figure with an almost godlike presence in society. My grandfather was one during the Depression and used to tell me and my brother how he got paid with chickens, wine or house painting. He also told me, and I'm not making this up, all you needed to deliver a baby was some string and a penknife, and he had had to do it many times. Anyway, I reme...

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