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Drug price gouging: An American story


To be American is a wonderful thing most of the time. There are moments, however, when it is downright humiliating. Can you imagine a more pitiful scene than a busload of Americans traveling 815 miles from Minneapolis to a Walmart in London, Ontario, Canada, to buy insulin at a 10th — a 10th! — of the price charged in the […]

10 days at Uncle Jim’s



In mid July of 1956, I was ready to enter third grade and my brother, Keith “Keeter”, was all set to become a first grader when we were ready to enter the hallowed halls of Blair Branch Grade School, a few short weeks later. In the meantime, we had 10 days of vacation to enjoy at our Uncle Jim and […]


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