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By Jim Slotnick

stay lifestyles and take not anything with no consideration. these have been the guiding ideas of Jim Slotnick -- adventurous, baseball loving, chess enjoying, jazz and soul song aficionado. by the point Jim entered UCLA clinical university, at age 25, he had held jobs as a ways ranging as janitor, Little League umpire, morgue assistant, liquor shop clerk, stockboy, carpet salesman, brief order cook dinner, movie editor, and flower supply boy, and lived a lifetime of notable adventure with kinfolk, acquaintances, and lovers.

Jim entered scientific college in 1981 along with his attractions set on a occupation as a “country doctor,” catering to these with constrained entry to caliber healthiness care. inside of three hundred and sixty five days, he used to be clinically determined with a deadly mind tumor. What was once an odyssey of facing the future health care process and its practitioners, the expanding barriers and demanding situations of his affliction, and his personal mortality staring him within the face. via all of it, he wrote. Jim’s stunningly compassionate, guffawing out loud humorous, not easy hitting account will amaze you. via all of it, he sought to make a true and confident distinction. And that’s what he did.

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