If you prick me, do I not bleed?

Apparently not — but it may depend on the phlebotomist

AfroBrazilian, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

If I were choosing a doctor today, there are several fine choices in Shelbyville with whom I’d be completely comfortable— including my Dad’s doctor.

But when my family first moved to Bedford County in the early 1970s, my parents had a bad experience with a local doctor and started taking my…



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John I. Carney

John I. Carney


Author of “Dislike: Faith and Dialogue in the Age of Social Media,” available at http://www.lakeneuron.com/dislike