By Jim Slotnick
Jim entered scientific tuition in 1981 along with his attractions set on a profession as a “country doctor,” catering to these with constrained entry to caliber health and wellbeing care. inside of 365 days, he used to be clinically determined with a deadly mind tumor. What used to be an odyssey of facing the healthiness care process and its practitioners, the expanding obstacles and demanding situations of his illness, and his personal mortality staring him within the face. via all of it, he wrote. Jim’s stunningly compassionate, giggling out loud humorous, demanding hitting account will amaze you. via all of it, he sought to make a true and confident distinction. And that’s what he did.
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