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Ailing In Antarctica

NPR's Richard Harris reports on the health of Dr. Ronald Shemanski, the resident physician for a group of 50 people at the South Pole. Shemanski has developed gall stones, and if he is not rescued soon, planes will be unable to reach him during the long Antarctic winter.

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