Medicine: Heart Operation

A young man was knifed to the heart in Harlem one night last week. Lightning had been flashing through the hot city for hours, brighter & brighter, and about the time they got the young man to Sydenham Hospital the thunder crashed and the rain came down. They called Acting Chief Surgeon Dr. Edward Finestone in from Far Rockaway, 24 miles out on Long Island. Dr. Finestone, driving in fast through the storm, had a bad skid and a slight crackup, but he got to the hospital.

The young man on the operating table, close...

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