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In my family, my brothers and I became the first generation born in a hospital. The only other thing we share, other than the physician of record, is a belly button so well hidden that it requires a cotton swab to clean the cotton lent that collects in the crevice.

This could be a humourous story of in(ies), and out(ies). My regrets, not today, not ever, never, as long as stories like the one below.  

I'm not coming from a religious perspective, as many of you already know.  This is so much more than that.  

Physicians and hospital staff are not always what we hope them to be.  

As an example:

My daughter's mail order drug provider for insulin is Medco.  She is Type 1, diagnosed after age 30.  She hates the idea of a pump as an appendage.  She's a rock star wannabe, with a full time job at a hospice.  She never complains.  Just a few weeks ago, she made her second trip to emergency. Medco, failed to ship her meds.  My daughter thought she "could make it a few days".

I'll tell the personal story another day. My story today is about cover ups.  I hope that is what we have with this article below.  If not, beware, I can not, will not tolerate malfeasance, or bigotry.  

The dots may not be connected, but, you get my drift?  Who is Frank Ulrich Montgomery?  My message is aimed at Angela Merkel of Germany.

BERLIN (AP) — The German government sought to reassure Jewish and Muslim parents Friday that they will continue to be able to circumcise their sons according to religious tradition, despite a local court's ruling that the practice amounts to bodily harm.

Muslim and Jewish leaders had protested the Cologne court decision in the case of a 4-year-old boy who suffered medical complications after the procedure. The head of the German Medical Association recommended this week that doctors cease performing circumcisions for religious reasons until the law can be clarified.

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