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Patricia Yarberry Allen: Memories of That Morning

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
September 11, 2001 I had just finished my first case of the day in the gynecology operating suite at New York Presbyterian Hospital. My patient had been transferred to the recovery room nurse, and I sat by her bed to write my notes. Then I was paged to the phone. It was Mommie, from her home in Columbia, Ky. She…
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Morning Blessings

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
I began this morning as I usually do, counting my blessings, before getting out of bed. I am a woman of Irish/English/Scottish ancestry, whose forebears came through the Cumberland Gap long ago; they settled in primitive Southern lands, with hunting and fishing and topography that reminded them of the soil of the homeland they left behind. I may have bits…
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