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OAITW r.2.0

(25,693 posts)
Fri Mar 27, 2020, 09:50 PM Mar 2020

A shoutout to Dr. Afrey! I am so glad we have people like him willing to serve this country.

****Aside, start saying, "Thank you for your service" to the people on the front lines having to deal with this nightmare.

Afrey is about 30 and from the DR. He's married to my girlfriend's daughter. He's the smartest MD I have ever met. He is a 5th year Resident at a Bronx Hospital. (Ed note, my Uncle was a beloved family GP~OBGYN doc in the 60s/70's so I have a pretty good reference).

He's on vacation for the next 10 days. His vacation plans got canceled, but he's enjoying his time away with his PA wife (telemedicine - a great thing these days) and 3YO son. He's going for his citizenship soon. I would say he reflects what I believe is the very best of the American spirit.

Soon, he'll be living at his hospital, spending his time treating the coming tidal wave of human suffering, crashing on a floor when he can't think clearly, 48 hrs later.

I pray Afrey and all of these great people who are committed to their vocation can meet the challenge ahead of them.

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