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Column - January 25, 2008

Diablo Views: Blackhawk man full of capital ideas

by Dolores Fox Ciardelli

The emergency room at John Muir Medical Center was there when we needed it 25 years ago. We'd just moved to our house off Livorna Road and by mid-summer had a hill of weeds at the back of our property. My husband went into full Russian peasant mode, bought a scythe, and began to swing it full force through the tall dry grasses. Unfortunately one of his first swings ended with the sharp point of the scythe puncturing his ankle. He staunched the gushing red blood but when the pain became acute, I drove him to John Muir.

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