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Sunset and the Birth of New Ideas

  • Eugene Wesley Ely
    Correspondence
    Address correspondence to: Eugene Wesley Ely, MD, MPH, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Tennessee Valley Veteran's Affairs GRECC, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
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    Grant W. Liddle Professor of Medicine & Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Tennessee Valley Veteran's Affairs GRECC, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
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      Abstract

      We met each other through academic medicine, in search for answers, and found friendship. Its value in my life was abundant, unearned grace. In Dr. Curtis, I learned the truth of the words of Thomas Mann, “Illness was merely transformed love.”

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