Before I Sleep: The Last Days of Dr. Tom Dooley
This book about the man who dedicated his life to helping the sick and the poor of southeastern Asia "is made up of the recollections of the people who were with Dr. Dooley from the time of his cancer operation in August, 1959, to his death in January, 1961. These friends and associates of the doctor saw him carry out a program of travel, fund-raising, hospital administration and lecture tours...to support and expand the project he started, Medico.".
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