Dear Joanna, I believe the first gentleman mentioned on page xxix - About one year prior. . . was Hank Parkhurst. The second one was probably Fritz Mayo.Message 1 of 3 , Oct 31, 2000View SourceDear Joanna,
I believe the first gentleman mentioned on page xxix - "About one year
prior. . . "was Hank Parkhurst.
The second one was probably Fritz Mayo. See his story - A Southern Friend -
to see the parallels!
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From: "Joanna Whitney" <joannaw@...>
To: "AA History Buffs" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2000 9:03 AM
Subject: [aahistorybuffs] 2 men in the Dr's O
> Dear Buffs:
> We were reading the Dr's Opinion tonite, and I wonder if any of you could
> shed light for me on these 2 men who are described on the last 2 pages:
> "About one year prior to this experience a man was brought in to be
> for chronic alcoholism. He had but partially recovered from a gastric
> hemorrhage and seemed to be a case of pathological mental deterioration."
> "When I need a mental uplift, I often think of another case brought in by
> physician prominent in New York City. The patient had made his own
> diagnosis, and deciding his situation hopeless, had hidden in a deserted
> barn determined to die."
> Thanks so much for all the info you sent on Clarence Snyder!
> Joanna Whitney
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Bob is correct in identifying the two men mentioned in The Doctor*s Opinion, page xxix as Hank Parkhurst and Fitz Mayo. Hank Parkhurst is discussed in detailMessage 2 of 3 , Nov 1, 2000View SourceBob is correct in identifying the two men mentioned in The Doctor*s Opinion,
page xxix as Hank Parkhurst and Fitz Mayo.
Hank Parkhurst is discussed in detail in AA History Buffs Message 75. His
story from the first edition of the BB is in messages 76-78. Fitz Mayo is
discussed in detail in Message 79. He is also mentioned in messages 4, 5,
64, 65, and 66.