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Thursday, August 03, 2017
On Health Care and Hope
Late last week, I skyped with an old, dear friend, Raj Thamotheram, and hung up with a lump in my throat. Several months ago, he wrote : Early on Wednesday 9 November we learnt that Donald Trump would be president of the US, and two days later I heard I may have a cancer. Since then, it has been...