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TERRY & ESTHER CHAMBERLAIN

THE BLOODSUCKER TREATMENT & OTHER MEDICAL MARVELS

I recall, as a kid, being covered with leeches--bloodsuckers we called them--after a long swim in the Bisset Creek near Snowden. Some of the big flat worms were already swelling with my blood. Little did I know then that doctors once used those little critters to treat their patients.

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ESTHER’S NOBLE BATTLE AGAINST DEADLY FORCES

Imagine an NHL star who has played pro hockey all over North America. Suddenly For some reason he can no longer play any sport except lawn darts. If you can  sympathize with him you can understand my wife’s predicament.

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A 2020s LOOK AT THE ROARING 1920s

How’s this for medical advice: Women and girls should not play sports or allow their bodies to take part in any unseemly activity. They should live and act as though they had no bodies, except to keep them clean and healthy.

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SOME WICKED, WIDE & WONDERFUL WALLS

I’ve heard way too much about walls lately: Trump’s Wall. The walls around the Israeli settlements on the West Bank..  The Belfast Wall.   Prison walls. And more, walls of trouble, all of them. Enough, I say, it’s got me, well, climbing the walls.

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THE TRAGEDY OF THE ANTIVAXERS

Measles! Oh my God how we suffered. My brothers and I were sick as dogs day after day. We lost a week of school (the only good part). Windows were covered to keep us in the dark to prevent eye damage. Our poor mother bathed our  speckled skin and  was kept constantly busy  looking after our every need.

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Wednesday November 17, 2021