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I said, “Well, God bless you, you're certainly wonderful.
I hope you do that and let me know how you get along.”
He was calling me from Charlotte, North Carolina.
Well, from time to time this man would call me, and we have
had some very pleasant telephone conversations. Maybe for
two years I never saw him. However, in about two or three
years he care to see me once in Washington, and I thought
he was a very nice and pleasant man, but I'm getting ahead
of my story.
About 1958 or so my secretary said, “Princess Lilianne
of Belgium called you up today.”
I said, “What was that about?”
She said, “She's a friend of Dr. Sanger's and she wants
to come to see you. She's interested in heart research.”
I said, “Well, that's very interesting and I wonder
how she happens to be interested in heart research.” I'd never
heard of a European woman ever interested in heart research,
or a European man, for that matter, outside of doctors.
In the meantime, I think Dr. Sanger may have telephoned
and said that he knew her and that she was seriously
interested in heart research and wouldn't I see her. Well,
I realized that anybody who wanted to come to see me probably
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