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Diary of a Modern Consumptive

Narrated by: Adam Smith
Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins

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Publisher's Summary

Thorn shares with readers the extraordinary - yet very human - account of his life from late July to mid-October 1995, when, scared and unsure of what was happening and would happen to him, he was admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Through his painfully frank diary and the letters of haters and well wishers alike, Paul’s story is told day by day, moment by moment, from confusion and terrible, soul-killing fear to acceptance and finally hope. 

As the battle against this crushing disease continues, and public health professionals and politicians worldwide continue to ignore the everyday indignities suffered by those living with TB and MDR-TB, Thorn believes it is possible to end TB in our lifetimes, if there’s the political will. 

Foreword by Jennifer Furin, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine

©2018 Paul Thorn (P)2018 Paul Thorn

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