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August 21, 2021

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My 94-Year-Old Dad Talks About COVID-19

May you live every day of your life.

– Jonathan Swift –

My 94-Year-Old Dad Talks About COVID-19

“I want to try to get a better handle on this global situation by looking at the past, to see how humanity dealt with similar challenging situations. I’m not talking history books or documentaries– I’m talking about real thoughts from someone who has been around the block — namely, my dad (Dr. James Algiers), who at 94 has experienced many world events, and as a physician has treated thousands of people with all sorts of conditions. He’s always been there to give me a perspective on all aspects of life, and even a global pandemic wasn’t going to stop me from asking him his thoughts. Thank God for FaceTime and iPhones for making it possible to get as close to “face-to-face” as possible given the current situation.” What follows is a candid interview Abbey Algiers conducted with her father weeks before his passing. { read more }

Submitted by: Elizabeth Manley

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