Medicine: Bean

In Orlando, Fla., one day last week Marjorie Cohen, 3, tried to swallow a bean. It lodged in her windpipe. She choked. Her father called his physician; he could do nothing. Slowly Marjorie was choking to death. The only hope of saving her life was an operation with the bronchoscope developed by Dr. Chevalier Jackson of Philadelphia. Father Cohen carried his daughter aboard a fast train for Philadelphia.

Next morning Marjorie was gasping for breath. A doctor boarded the train at Richmond, gave her little more than an hour to live. Father Cohen wired...

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