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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
"All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr is the beautiful story of two young people, a French girl and a German boy, whose paths cross during World War II. The writing is breathtaking beautiful and the story engaging.

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“But in 1960, oncology was not yet ready for this proposal. Not until several years later did it strike the board that had fired Li so hastily that the patients he had treated with the prolonged maintenance strategy would never relapse. This strategy--which cost Min Chiu Li his job--resulted in the first chemotherapeutic cure of cancer in adults.”
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“The psychologist, Paul Rozin, an expert on disgust, observed that a single cockroach will completely wreck the appeal of a bowl of cherries, but a cherry will do nothing at all for a bowl of cockroaches.”
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“History repeats, but science reverberates.”
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“Depression is like a bruise that never goes away. A bruise in your mind. You just got to be careful not to touch it where it hurts. It's always there, though.”
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