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Real Meaning

The following was originally posted on 12/22/2008 (and again in 2010).  Given the tragic events of the past week, many might see a disconnect between the Christmas Story and the events of the real world.  How can there be joy to the world when the world is one in which children are murdered?  How can

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The following post was one of my most read and commented-on from my old blog.  I wrote it in June of 2008 after seeing a patient who was utterly ashamed of his obesity.  I was so struck by his self-loathing that I wrote the post within a few hours of seeing him.   My most recent

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