Medicine: Doctor's Bill

What they did was not done for profit or material success, for pleasure or power or selfishness. In fact, the whole effort made sense only as an attempt of people to pull together for someone else's child, on the principle of our common humanity.

Thus, echoing scores of editorials across the country, wrote New York Post Pundit Max Lerner last month when a gallant band of rescuers worked around the clock to pull seven-year-old Benny Hooper Jr. out of a well shaft at Manorville, L.I. (TIME, May 27). One of that gallant band was the Eastport volunteer fire department's physician. Dr....

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