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Princess Abra

Paul Moorehead, MD
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From Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1B 3V6, Canada.

Requests for Single Reprints: Paul Moorehead, MD, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Room 5109, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L1, Canada; e-mail, pmoorehead@yahoo.com.

Ann Intern Med. 2008;148(1):80. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-148-1-200801010-00011
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Once upon a time, Abra and I met in the emergency room. She had no hair and the side of her head was scarred from surgery, but she was pretty anyway. Soft in her voice and sweet of nature, she was helpful as I examined her, even though she wasn't feeling well. Abra wore her toque elegantly, as though it were a crown.





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