The Pounding Heartbeat of Oliver Sacks

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The whole-wide world lost a great friend, Oliver Sacks. The "Poet Laureate of Medicine."

If you're judged by leaving the world a better place because you were in it; Oliver is the poster child.

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Awakenings and The Mind's Eye may have been chock-full of medical facts, but they were just snapshots of Oliver Sacks' heart -- all poetic studies of human suffering and what gives life meaning.

An atheist, he found never-ending delight and spirituality in the art, mystery and extraordinary of science.

I'd bet he wasn't planning on visiting the Pearly Gates -- but he sure knew a thing or two about what mortality means.

--Yours,
Jimmy Dunne

Jimmy Dunne's songs have been recorded on 28,000,000 records worldwide; along with scores, songs, and themes in over 1,500 television episodes and dozens of feature films - along with many dozens of gold, platinum and multi-platinum records around the world.
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