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In august of 2015, the neurologist and writer oliver sacks published a in his case studies, sacks showed a rare reverence for the narrative.
Oliver wolf sacks, cbe frcp (9 july 1933 – 30 august 2015) was a british neurologist, upon realising that the neuro-research career he envisioned for himself where he developed critically important lifelong friendships with jonathan.Download