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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

This is Dr. Oliver Sacks (1933-2015), renowned physician, researcher, and author during a coast to coast motorcycle trip across the USA in the early '60s.  Oh, and he was gay, too.

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  1. Heavenly Days, McGee!!!! I had no idea about the gay part!! His books on the workings of the human brain are absolutely fascinating, as were the NPR interview/discussions I've listened to in the past - thanks for posting

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    1. Dr. Sacks was not "out" in the sense most of us use the term until late in life. Even then, he was very private about his orientation.

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  2. Hmmm - I'd better add this for your followers who weren't around in the 40s/50s - google "Heavenly Days, McGee" and you'll find it's one of many catch phrases on an old and wildly popular radio show - dang!! I guess I really am THAT old lol

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