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in my life. It was a national hookup, but just the same, for such a tiny
exposure, it had a tremendous lot of people who recalled it.
You can add one more to that list and say 31, because my wife
saw it, and she said, “Oh, Mrs. L was as beautiful as usual.”
She saw you, yes.
She did? She enjoyed it? Well, you know, I'm interested
in awards because of our own awards. I don't really like to get
awards, it's something that just bores me, because the things that I do
are not easy to explain to anybody, and you really coul dn't -- it's
very hard to define them, and I often thing people wonder why I'm
getting an award, because it's so -- what I'm praised for sounds
vague. And in any case, I'm really not interested in awards for
But you really has to be or. the receiving end as well as the
Yes, I think it's ungracious of me not to be interested.
I am interested in identifying people who have made grest contributions
to medicine, because those people, you know, you can say, these
people actually saved lives due to this particular development
or act, this work that they did, whereas my efforts are much more
indirect. And besides one is always bored with oneself, I think.
But I did get a award from, the Memorial Hospital and from
the Albert Gallatin Associates of New York University, and as
usual I'm very inadequate about saying anything in reply.
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