Medicine: Not a Bit Excited

Patrolman Forest Parkey is an instructor in judo at Cleveland's Police Academy. He never learned to wrestle a baby into the world, but he had seen a standard birth-of-a-baby film a dozen times at the academy, so he was not much worried when his wife woke him at 4 a.m. last week and told him she had labor pains.

With a fair appearance of calm, he telephoned the hospital and the family doctor. He bundled his wife into the back seat of the car and started for Lutheran Hospital, twelve miles away. On the way they passed two other hospitals. Each time,...

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