Tag Archives: recollections

Grandpa’s Medical Bag

My father was an old-school medical doctor on Long Island, New York for approximately forty years until 1981 when he passed away. To say the least, the practice of medicine was far different than today. Among the “tools of the … Continue reading

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Angels on Earth

It seems only yesterday when my Dad passed from his earthly life. October 18, 1990. Crowded into a tiny phone booth in Schweindorf, our two children and I had a tearful conversation with my Dad. He was dying of cancer … Continue reading

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