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Cross-Post: If Our Politicians Could See What We See: A Pediatric Neurosurgeon on Gun Violence

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From time to time on Neurosurgery Blog, you will see us cross-posting or linking to items from other places that we believe will be impactful for our readers. Today’s post originally appeared in Time on June 23. Pediatric neurosurgeon John “Jay” Wellons, III, MD, FAANS, recounts his experience treating a patient hit in the skull by a bullet fired into a crowded playground. “As surgeons, we find ourselves left trying to fix the ghastly results of so much of this gun violence that seems endemic in our country,” Dr. Wellons states. Read More