Adam Blatner

Words and Images from the Mind of Adam Blatner

March, 2019

A Decision to Become a Doctor

When I was seven years old, Dr. Dixon operated on me at the Mayo Clinic, leaving me with a colostomy for a year. I went back a year later and he closed it. He wrote articles such as this shortly afterwards: Surgical Clinics of North America; Volume 28, Issue 4, August 1948, Pages 889-902: In […]

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My Books of the “Bible”

The world is so full of a number of things, I should think we might all be as happy as kings! Robert Louis Stephenson said something like that is his children’s poetry book, which suggests several things: (1) The author of many esteemed books can be simple as a child! (2) The world is indeed […]

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