Medicine: The Wayward Bus Driver

Working his way through Times Square traffic that afternoon last Dec. 7, Homer Earl Bragg, 40, seemed to be just another Manhattan bus driver, somberly watchful, a little tense, ready to meet the wayfarer's question with a surly reply or surly silence. Then suddenly he began popping up & down in his seat. "You people have been tormenting me!" he shouted to his passengers. "Now I'm going to torment you!" He stepped down on the gas pedal, ran past a red light at Broadway and 43rd Street, piled into a taxicab and a crush...

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