A Short Life by Jim Slotnick

By Jim Slotnick

reside lifestyles and take not anything with no consideration. these have been the guiding ideas of Jim Slotnick -- adventurous, baseball loving, chess taking part in, jazz and soul track aficionado. by the point Jim entered UCLA scientific tuition, at age 25, he had held jobs as a ways ranging as janitor, Little League umpire, morgue assistant, liquor shop clerk, stockboy, carpet salesman, brief order cook dinner, movie editor, and flower supply boy, and lived a lifetime of amazing event with kinfolk, pals, and lovers.

Jim entered scientific tuition in 1981 along with his points of interest set on a occupation as a “country doctor,” catering to these with constrained entry to caliber healthiness care. inside of three hundred and sixty five days, he used to be clinically determined with a deadly mind tumor. What was once an odyssey of facing the health and wellbeing care method and its practitioners, the expanding obstacles and demanding situations of his ailment, and his personal mortality staring him within the face. via all of it, he wrote. Jim’s stunningly compassionate, giggling out loud humorous, demanding hitting account will amaze you. via all of it, he sought to make a true and confident distinction. And that’s what he did.

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