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Bob Larsen

Bob Larsen is a retired surgeon whose eclectic career has taken him from small towns in Nebraska during the Depression to building a hospital in the jungle of India. Although his wife died of Alzheimer’s disease, he has retained an acute memory that feeds his yearning to record these stories that life has spawned. Bob resides at Judson Park in Des Moines, Wash.

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When we arrived in Englewood, New Jersey, there were letters of acceptance from NYU and CCNY, but no word from Columbia, which was my first choice.

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