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Louis Crawford

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 25 January 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:d8092
  1. Alex Crawford

Louis Crawford (formerly Cohen) was the fifth of six children born to poor Jewish Lithuanian immigrant parents. He had a strictly orthodox Jewish upbringing and retained his fluency in spoken Yiddish. As a child he contracted polio, which disrupted his schooling, but he was accepted into medical school despite having studied …

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