A Short Life by Jim Slotnick

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By Jim Slotnick

reside lifestyles 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 song aficionado. by the point Jim entered UCLA scientific university, at age 25, he had held jobs as a ways 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 remarkable event with relatives, acquaintances, and lovers.

Jim entered scientific college in 1981 along with his attractions set on a occupation as a “country doctor,” catering to these with restricted entry to caliber wellbeing and fitness care. inside three hundred and sixty five days, he was once clinically determined with a deadly mind tumor. What was once an odyssey of facing the overall healthiness care approach and its practitioners, the expanding obstacles 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, demanding hitting account will amaze you. via all of it, he sought to make a true and optimistic distinction. And that’s what he did.

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