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2009-07-13 15:25:00

President Barack Obama’s pick on Monday for the new US surgeon general is a rural Alabama family physician that has pledged to help support his healthcare reform agenda.

2008-09-24 09:00:48

By CARYN ROUSSEAU By Caryn Rousseau The Associated Press CHICAGO A n architectural historian who studies ancient bridges and a family physician who rebuilt an Alabama health clinic after it was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina are among 25 recipients of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants." The $500,000 fellowships were announced Tuesday by the Chicago- based John D.


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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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