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Western Lit: A Pediatrician Reflects on His Life’s Work and the Navajo Nation in ‘Attending Others’

In his remarkable memoir Attending Others, Brian Volck reflects on his career as a pediatrician, including stints at inner-city hospitals in the Midwest; several volunteer missions to Honduras; and years on the Navajo Reservation. Through his practice, Volck has gained considerable wisdom—though he’s too humble to call it that. Attending Others is less a compendium […]