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By Jim Slotnick

reside existence and take not anything with no consideration. these have been the guiding ideas of Jim Slotnick -- adventurous, baseball loving, chess taking part in, jazz and soul track aficionado. by the point Jim entered UCLA clinical tuition, at age 25, he had held jobs as a long way ranging as janitor, Little League umpire, morgue assistant, liquor shop clerk, stockboy, carpet salesman, brief order prepare dinner, movie editor, and flower supply boy, and lived a lifetime of notable adventure with kinfolk, neighbors, and lovers.

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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