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My Grandfather’s Regrets and Affirmations

Bertrand Liang, MD PhD
The Memory Mosaic
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18 min readAug 16, 2023

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He sat in the hospital room chair in the cardiac care unit, alone, covered in the blankets a silent grey haired nurse’s aid had casually placed over his shoulders and legs. The smell of antiseptic pervaded his room, and was intensified given the closeness of the washed coverings around his shoulders, but he’d gotten used to the odor even if he associated it with illness and…

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Bertrand Liang, MD PhD
The Memory Mosaic

Bert is a Neurologist, and author of DHARMA DROPS: Practical Buddhist Wisdom..., and BRAIN DOC: Memoirs of a Neurologist's Clinic. www.bliangmd.com