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COVID-19 And Health Care In America

 

Last updated 8/31/2020 at 3:13pm



I was a wide-eyed, red-haired, freckle-faced 7-year-old when World War II finally ended in August, 1945.

I vividly remember the spontaneous victory over Japan celebrations in my middle class Montgomery, Ala., neighborhood.

Excited neighbors joyfully poured from their homes on that sultry night, milling about, dancing, yelling and waving American flags. Fireworks seemed to explode everywhere, their noise, smoke and colorful bits of paper filling the air and thrilling kids like my brother and me.

My father, an Air Force officer, had recently been separated from the service. But on that ni...



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