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Several pictures of doctors who are featured on the Local Legends web site



State/Congressional Nominator Medical Specialty Audio/Video Clips
Photo of Francine Kaufman, M.D.

Francine Kaufman, M.D.

"I'm hooked on children!"

"I think I decided to become a doctor when I was about four, under the direction of my father, who was a physician."

Henry Waxman
Photo of Katherine Esterly, M.D.

Katherine Esterly, M.D.

"Giving Delawareans a fighting chance!"

"In college, I was exposed to quite a few pre-medical students, and my older brother was in medical school. Also, an aunt died of stomach cancer and that had a profound influence on me. But it wasn't until November of my senior year that I decided to become a doctor."

Michael N. Castle
Photo of A. Janelle Goetcheus, M.D.

A. Janelle Goetcheus, M.D.

"The Mother Teresa of Washington DC"

"I still feel sadness from seeing so much unnecessary suffering… This country still needs to make a much more fundamental commitment to care for all its people."

District of Columbia
Eleanor Holmes Norton
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[1 min, 45 sec]
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Photo of Vivian Pinn, M.D.

Vivian Pinn, M.D.

"Representing every woman's health..."

"I wanted to be the kind of physician who paid attention to my patients, and didn't dismiss my patients' complaints."

District of Columbia
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Photo of Alma Littles, M.D.

Alma Littles, M.D.

"Leader in Rural Health Care and Medical Education"

"I keep telling myself that until there are enough doctors in places like my hometown of Quincy, than I need to recruit medical students and doctors to get out and practice medicine in rural communities where people are dying of illnesses that could be prevented."

Allen Boyd
Photo of Charlotte Maguire, M.D.

Charlotte Maguire, M.D.

"Mother of the Florida State Medical School"

"It's easy to wear out after a while, but I've been lucky. I'm 86 years old, but I'm still trying to make a difference. That's what counts in the end-that you keep on trying."

Allen Boyd
Photo of Mary I. O'Connor, M.D.

Mary I. O'Connor, M.D.

"World-renowned orthopedic surgeon"

"I'm blessed that I can work everyday at something I love. My greatest rewards are from my patients. They come to me and they trust me and let me become almost part of their family."

Ander Crenshaw
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