Helping others takes sting out of our own troubles

Posted: June 30, 2014 at 2:31 a.m.

In late 2012 I wrote about problems I was having with my right foot, which turned out to be a broken fifth metatarsal. In February 2013 I had surgery, but after three months of waiting, the bone had not healed properly.

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