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  • When she visits an orthopedic doctor, Jorge Luis Antonio Álvarez, who makes artificial limbs, she slides a few photos across his desk of the migrants she needs fitted, knowing she still owes him $4,500 for jobs he's already done.†   (source)
  • She was dressed in a pink polka-dot polyester dress, with orthopedic knee-high stockings and ugly brown arch-support loafers.†   (source)
  • She's still wearing her nursing clothes, which is strange, because she normally changes out of what she calls "orthopedic couture" as soon as she can.†   (source)
  • Unlike baldness, it did not seem to him an underhanded attack by old age, because he was convinced that despite the bitter breath of vulcanized rubber, his appearance would be cleaner with an orthopedic smile.†   (source)
  • The leg's healing correctly, but we still need to keep it casted," the orthopedist said.†   (source)
  • Marcia was the second of two; her father was an orthopedic surgeon, and her mother was an environmental attorney.†   (source)
  • "I'm just an orthopedic surgeon," he reminded her.†   (source)
  • A cat walked along the ledge at the far end, a stray from the alleys and back gardens, and she didn't know why, you never know why, but her mother was part of this moment, angry about something, and a neighbor with a special shoe, a man with a high shoe, an orthopedic shoe, things, shapes, masses, memories, all the braidwork of unmatching states.†   (source)
  • It can take several months before children with orthopedic problems receive care, and they often come from rural areas with no decent schools.†   (source)
  • Almost immediately he had a team of the nation's best orthopedic specialists on planes, flying in to Boston at his expense.†   (source)
  • After all the neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, and other doctors, a chiropractor gave me back my quality of life.†   (source)
  • He returned to Virginia a month later with a limp, nothing unusual for him, but at the DEVGRU medical center an orthopedic surgeon reviewed his x-rays and pointed out the loose bone fragments in both ankles from years of pounding abuse.†   (source)
  • The hospital, constructed to treat the orthopedic injuries of visitors to the nearby Sun Valley ski resort, had only eight rooms and this early in the ski season seven of them were vacant.†   (source)
  • Slava may be an alcoholic, but he was a pioneer in orthopedics before they banished him to Ethiopia.†   (source)
  • In his own way he was an orthopedist like Dr. Johnson, who'd set her collarbone two years earlier after she'd fallen during a routine dismount.†   (source)
  • Over an extravagant lunch at Anna's home, we all agreed to contribute twenty dollars each to launch the Children's Orthopedic Hospital.†   (source)
  • It was nearly noon and she was supposed to be meeting Robert and Grace at the orthopedic clinic.†   (source)
  • There, he'll live off his pension while working for his brother, an orthopedic surgeon.†   (source)
  • Her father was an orthopedic surgeon.†   (source)
  • The only thing different is that the window's merchandise has long been reclaimed: the gowns unpinned from the walls, the potty now gone, and finally, left matted in the plastic grass, the faintest impression of a pair of orthopedic shoes.†   (source)
  • She was the wishbone-thin, curtain-haired, Goth-costumed daughter of two Chinese-American orthopedists, and she was six weeks pregnant.†   (source)
  • Orthopedics was hardly her specialty, but then she was not a surgeon, either.†   (source)
  • I think of orthopedic shoes, lisle stockings, underwear laundered thin and gray, coal cellars.†   (source)
  • He was picturing some old biddy in orthopedic shoes.†   (source)
  • We crossed it and turned north, past streets of what used to be workers' cottages and are now what is known as "starter homes," then a few small businesses: an auto wrecker, a foundering health-food emporium, an orthopedic shoe outlet with a green neon foot flashing on and off as if walking all by itself in one place.†   (source)
  • It was Dr. Rovinsky who would be doing the first surgery (orthopedic surgeons do all the amputations at Wilcox), and he explained to both me and Mom how he would do it.†   (source)
  • He intends to be an orthopedist and carries himself with a confidence that comes only to those who've faced few setbacks in life.†   (source)
  • My husband's an orthopedic surgeon.†   (source)
  • She is the wife of an orthopedic surgeon, famous in these parts, and therefore a perfect board member for our new cause.†   (source)
  • Under sedation, Mr. Hickey was transported to this very hospital, and one of the best orthopedic surgeons in the area, a Dr. Peter Milhoos, set the leg.†   (source)
  • Mildred's trouble was with her feet, and she wore orthopedic shoes.†   (source)
  • The Sisters in charge of the orphanage arranged for her to enter the National Hospital in Beppu for orthopedic surgery.†   (source)
  • He had trained as an orthopedic surgeon, but after the war that craft was becoming subdivided into various specialties.†   (source)
  • In her stout orthopedic shoes she stood up at the office barrier, which was cut down from the old office across the way.†   (source)
  • Mildred with her orthopedic shoes--she was polite but didn't like me--was already at her machine, heated and lit on the back of the neck, which had just been shaved up to the border where her potent hair began.†   (source)
  • What's, uh, what're Charley and Will doing in orthopedics?†   (source)
  • Everybody knows that orthopaedic science provides beautiful false noses for those who have lost their noses naturally or as the result of an operation.†   (source)
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