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Nov 19, 2023Liked by Dr. Mardy Grothe

Lovely essay, Mardy. I discovered Lewis Thomas long ago and he, J B S Haldane and Peter Medawar were my fond reading companions for many years. Thank you, John.

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Thanks for your kind words, John. That is quite the trio of writers. All respected scientists, but each one with the heart of a poet.

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I can really understand your feelings about illness, as I recently have been diagnosed with lymphoma. I am presently treated with chemotherapy to be followed by radiotherapy. The prognostic is good. I expect to be OK in a couple of months. I could connect with the quotes. Take care!

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