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  1. Daniel Thomas Moran
  1. Correspondence to Dr Daniel Thomas Moran, School of Dental Medicine/Department of General Dentistry, Boston University, 100 E. Newton St., 515 Shawmut Ave. #1, Boston, MA 02118, USA; dan{at}

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for the good people at Concord Hospital—5 Aug 12

It would be easy

to hate this place,

How very tiny we feel

within the enormity of it.

But it has taken us

into its rooms.

Set us apart

where we can watch,

The nurses and technicians

of all names, festooned

in their pinks and yellows,

their cheerful cartoon prints. …

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