John H. Davidson, MD
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Davidson JH. Homesick: From Beirut to Rochester. Ann Intern Med. 2015;162:524-525. doi: 10.7326/M14-2101
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(7):524-525.
—Stephen King, The Breathing Method
It was our first meeting. He lived 100 miles away but had come to the clinic over the past 5 years for various medical concerns. I was the eleventh physician to see him in this short span. Not a good sign. He was only in his early forties but already an executive in an international business. His father sent him away as a young boy from the cataclysms of war in their native Beirut to a British boarding school. He continued onward with sojourns in Montreal, Georgetown, and eventually the American Midwest. Short return trips to the Middle East had maintained a measure of connection with family and place. But only a measure.
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