Tuesday, April 30, 2013

News at Eleven: So poet and doctor talked about the brain,

and the doctor said something that stuck with [Bruce] Weigl.

"He said, 'The truth that we never share is that some harm is always done when you operate on the brain,' " Weigl remembered last week over coffee in his office before a class. "'It's supposed to be enclosed, and when you open it up and you cut it, things happen.'"

from The Plain Dealer: Bruce Weigl is a Pulitzer Prize finalist for poems about Vietnam and his health battle


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