Most people think that plastic surgery is frivolous; it is only to gain money, only to do breast implants or face lifting. It’s true that is part of it. I survive from that but I also gain the resources in order to do the other things, to achieve the dream.
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.
The magic of plastic surgery could do it!
The possession of the notebooks which detailed McMurry's finding when he went behind enemy lines at the conclusion of the Gulf War had become an important objective not only for him to retain as leverage, but also for the navy seals to obtain the notebooks from the person of Tech Sergeant Tom McMurry at all costs.
"Thank you. This is the first time anybody has ever called me normal, Doctor."