Tag: autobiography

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday. I wish everyone a very safe and happy holiday. I hope that you’re able to spend it with your loved ones. This is short list, it is not exhaustive. This is what I’m thankful for: I’m thankful for a wonderful, loving wife and family. I could not be more blessed. I’m thankful that I’m not writing George Bush’s autobiography. How do you make eight years of failure sound good? I am thankful for our wonderful troops overseas and here at home. I’m hopeful that the troops at Fort Hood are getting the support that they

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Autobiography In 223 Words

A possible autobiography of who I am. 1967—Born. 1970’s— First realizations 1. Other kids are not always nice. 2. While it may seem counter-intuitive, humor does not make friends, but it does earn respect. 3. Intellect gets you noticed and has a deeper value as well. Though it was not yet clear what that deeper value would be. 1980’s—More realizations 1. Women, gays, blacks, and self-defined punk rockers make reliable friends. At least they did for the person I was becoming. People on the outside, if they are not too angry to connect, can be of great help to each other. 2. Knowledge is not inherently power. It depends on whether what you know can be applied. Knowledge, however, does allow you to navigate life

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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