Life is a Miracle

Life is a miracle and never is it fully realized until life is threatened: when I was considering the chance of losing it, I then came to the conclusion that life is transient; life has similarities to  a nice gift..especially in regard o the idea that a gift that must be returned.  The knowledge of … Continue reading Life is a Miracle

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The Mark Johnson Story

In the course of my practice at Stanford University I was looking for diagnoses in new areas to apply my recently acquired craft, wonderful in nature and powerful in its novel ability to improve humankind. As a recent transplant from the Midwest, I was searching to make a contribution to medical science and society that … Continue reading The Mark Johnson Story

Word from the Pope

“Dr. Laub, I just got back from the Vatican and have a report on Sex Change Canon Law from the Pope.” – Sep. 17, 1967 The call I had been waiting for came from a Seminary Ph.D. student who had gone on a pilgrimage to the Vatican one and a half years ago from Menlo … Continue reading Word from the Pope

Living My Ecuadorian Dream: Palacios Part II

So I began to work alone. Nobody. No resident. No intern. Nobody. And I began to see the patients, burn patients. There were at that time children staying in the hospital, so I began to see many other things. And I saw there were patients who needed care for burns. The way the hospital was, the burn patient wasn’t taken care of.