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The Night They Burned the Mountain

by Thomas A. Dooley

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One of the most inspiring books I read as an adolescent...beautifully written story of a young doctor in Viet Nam before the war and his challenges and rewards in helping the people of Viet Nam during the French invasion. ( )
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To my mother with deep gratitude for giving me her tender love as a shield against life's winds and storms.
To Dwight Davis and Earl Rhine with whom I've shared joys and worries, disappointments and quiet triumphs in the fog-shrouded valley of Muong Sing.
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It was a Saturday, at high noon, when the tired-looking Lao soldier came into my clinic in the little village of Muong Sing in northern Laos.
Obituary: Dr. Thomas Dooley, the medical missionary, died here last night at Memorial Hospital.
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