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In the Spirit of Medicine - Dr. Arne Vainio "Silent Baby"

DrArneVainio_Photo by Ivy Vainio
DrArneVainio_Photo by Ivy Vainio

"In the Spirit of Medicine" is a collection of essays by Dr Arne Vainio.
Dr Vainio is a family practice physician on the Fond Du Lac reservation in Cloquet, MN and an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe.
In this essay, "Silent Baby", Dr Vainio remembers Jeremy, an 8-month-old pediatric patient from his days as a medical student.