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they felt it would be such a shame and bring such discredit on
what they had done that it just had to be covered up. But
DeBakey, who knew all about it, admitted it to me. She attracts
trouble and jealousy and controversy. She wants to do something
desperately, but she somehow or another can't help but set one
person against another. In a strange way she makes a grinding
of gears that you can't believe would happen that kind of defeats
her own purposes. Isn't that extraordinary?
It is. Has her effort continued in bringing people here?
No, she no longer things them to Boston. Some did up
until recently--and they may still be coming--to DeBakey, and
I believe that now there are some people who have been sufficiently
trained, who have been brought here and trained at several schools
so that they can do a large number of the simpler open heart
operations in Belgium.
So that much has resulted.
That much good has resulted from it, and Michael DeBakey
is still devoted to her and still goes to Belgium at least twice
a year. Isn't that fantastic? You know, he's the one that
operated on the Duke of windsor, and he was the head of the
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