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             Marcia Angell is a doctor, a crusader for reform in medicine, a fine writer and a first-rank muckraker.  I’ve admired her work for years.            Going through a…

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            We learn early that children mark the hope of the species.  But what if women stopped conceiving?  How would a world look without hope? ***           In ‘Children…

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             ‘Don’t ever worry ’bout nothin’, ’cause there ain’t nothing gonna be alright no how.  You can count on that.’  So an expert on nothing going right, Hank Williams,…

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            Of all the poems I met in my Grade 11 English Lit survey, Andrew Marvell’s ‘To His Coy Mistress’ (ca. 1652) stuck most firmly in my mind.  Of…