Category Archives: Stories

Between Their Loved Home and the War’s Desolation

The human cost of war, and those who pay it by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Vietnam was a hard war to come home from. My dad was told to change into civilian clothes as soon as possible after the flight … Continue reading

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The Operating Room and the Temple

The temple is like the operating room; it has a special purpose, and special preparation is required to enter it. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD On the first day of my medical school surgery rotation I set foot inside of … Continue reading

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5 Things About the Human Body

The human body is a marvel of design, one of God’s greatest gifts to his children, and a gift that keeps on giving. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Our Creator has given us instructions about how to take care of … Continue reading

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Is There Something Wrong?

A story of love, service, and mental illness by Alan B. Sanderson, MD My family moved a lot when I was a kid, but the hardest move for me was the one before my senior year of high school. I … Continue reading

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The Whole Personal Protective Equipment of God

Judgment, humility, righteousness, virtue, praise — I will think about all of these things when I put on my PPE. The next time you are in a hospital or clinic, maybe you will too. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD The … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Hands: The Story of a Frontier Midwife

Grandma’s hands show us our potential to become better than we are, and give us inspiration to rise to that potential. by Alan Sanderson, MD This week we celebrate Pioneer Day in Utah, commemorating the entry of the first wagon … Continue reading

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Where is the Office for EGO Processing?

A humble doctor can be just as capable and skilled as a proud doctor, and can have just as much confidence in his own ability, but his meekness makes him able to accept correction and acknowledge his own mistakes, and … Continue reading

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