Sunday, January 15, 2006

Murmurs In The Dark

by Dr. Jackie Yaris
Many of my patients seek something far more difficult for me to give than medical advice.
A few months ago near my office, I noticed a partially blind man walking along the street. I began to see him daily, his cane tapping the way in front of my building, and I watched as he tried to approach passers-by with his lopsided smile and cloudy eyes. Each day I would cringe as, almost invariably, they would look away, cross the street, or create a wide arc to avoid him. (read more)

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