ROBERT RAY MCGEE, M.D.
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Eighty-three years old
Sick all her life
Buried her mother and father
Who fretted all their days over the sickly child
Buried her husband twenty years ago
Worn out with the burden of a sick wife
Buried three children
Did they worry themselves to death
I think she'll bury her doctor, too.
ROBERT RAY MCGEE. Patience. Ann Intern Med. 1980;93:372. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-93-2-372_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;93(2):372.
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