Medicine: Surgeon of the Cornada

The bull veered. The 21,000 aficionados packed into Madrid's Plaza Monumental let out a mighty gasp as its right horn slashed into the chest of Antonio Bienvenida, 38, dean of Spain's matadors. Twice, with a savage spasm of his lacerated but still powerful neck muscles, the bull tossed Bienvenida into the air. It was mauling Bienvenida, helpless on the sand, when the peones dashed up to cape the bull away. Instantly, Bienvenida's father and brother called on a husky, hawknosed six-footer, still dark-haired despite his 67 years: Dr. Luis Giménez Guinea, one of the world's most specialized surgeons, since 1940 official...

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