Monthly Archives: November 2010

Doctors Without Borders

I feel that doctors who choose to sacrifice their time in commercial settings to travel to areas with a greater need for medical help demonstrate the true essence of what it means to be a doctor. Advertisements

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Johnny’s Parents

Some criticize the work of John Gunther’s “Death Be Not Proud.” They say that there is too much raw emotion and that he wrote it too soon after Johnny passed away.  They say that Gunther’s portrayal of Johnny is of … Continue reading

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Johnny Gunther

John Gunther’s work “Death Be Not Proud,” a memoir about the death of his son Johnny caused by a brain tumor, is not light reading.  For some reason, I chose to read this memoir during high school for a “leisurely” … Continue reading

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