By Jim Slotnick

dwell existence and take not anything without any consideration. these have been the guiding ideas of Jim Slotnick -- adventurous, baseball loving, chess taking part in, jazz and soul tune aficionado. by the point Jim entered UCLA scientific university, at age 25, he had held jobs as a long way ranging as janitor, Little League umpire, morgue assistant, liquor shop clerk, stockboy, carpet salesman, brief order prepare dinner, movie editor, and flower supply boy, and lived a lifetime of impressive event with kinfolk, acquaintances, and lovers.

Jim entered scientific college in 1981 together with his points of interest set on a occupation as a “country doctor,” catering to these with restricted entry to caliber overall healthiness care. inside 12 months, he was once clinically determined with a deadly mind tumor. What used to be an odyssey of facing the well-being care approach and its practitioners, the expanding boundaries and demanding situations of his ailment, and his personal mortality staring him within the face. via all of it, he wrote. Jim’s stunningly compassionate, giggling out loud humorous, not easy hitting account will amaze you. via all of it, he sought to make a true and confident distinction. And that’s what he did.

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