Medicine: Ocean Wanderer

A student who was six weeks late for the opening of school sailed into Boston last week. Within 24 hours he was elected president of his class, and so became the guest of honor at a big beer party in the austere lobby of Harvard's dignified School of Public Health. The student was Dr. Thomas Robert Alexander Harries Davis, 34, of Rarotonga in the Cook Islands, and few scholars ever had better excuse for being tardy. Dr. Davis had sailed 11,000 miles from New Zealand to the Charles River in his 48-foot ketch Mini,...

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