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I've Taped Picture Of Boris Yeltsin Next To My Computer As Reminder That Flawed People Can Accomplish Good Things

I’ve taped a small picture of the late Russian President Boris Yeltsin next to my computer. I’ve done so as a reminder that even the most flawed human beings can accomplish some good things. After Yeltsin’s death last month, I read how Yeltsin cried after visiting a Houston supermarket. He was shocked at the food Americans could purchase in comparison to the then Soviet Union. Yet Yeltsin is the same person who later became enamored with the perks of his office and rode around in big cars and lived in a huge lavish house. Yeltsin is an outsized example of what

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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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