Picture this: You're a 27-year-old on an Antarctic expedition to build a Soviet base in the early 1960s when you feel a stabbing, nausea-inducing pain on the right side of your midsection. It's a sure sign of acute appendicitis. The good news? You're a doctor. The terrible, horrible, no good, very bad news? You're the only doctor at your station, and the ship that left you there won't return for a year.
The Little Appendix That Couldn't
What a Man, What a Man
Written by Anna Todd January 31, 2017
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