Medicine: The Leper

He hath put my brethren far from me, and mine acquaintance are verily estranged from me. My kinsfolk have failed, and my jamiliar friends have forgotten me . . . I am an alien in their sight. I called my servant, and he gave me no answer; I intreated him with my mouth. My breath is strange to my wife . . .

—Job IQ:13-17

All but the last of these complaints came last week, with passionate and justified indignation, from Marcello Orano, 56, once a successful author and one of Italy's popular heroes, now...

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