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Donald Macdonald

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: (Published 22 April 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i2305
  1. Donald Macdonald

A “Son of the Rock,” I was born in Dumbarton in 1919 and educated (well!) at Dunoon Grammar School. As a teenager I wanted to be Bing Crosby or Alistair Cooke or H L Menken. Or all three at once.

Despite this, and mainly to please my father, I qualified as a doctor (1943). “Good …

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