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controversy
used in Gifted Hands

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Definition
disagreement — especially regarding a public issue that arouses strong feelings
  • Looking back, I believe that God had used the controversy over Denise to prepare me for the steps yet ahead.
    p. 166.9
  • After we evaluated Denise, controversy broke out here at Hopkins over whether to do a hemispherectomy.
    p. 163.7
  • Because of the controversy, we delayed doing the operation.
    p. 164.6
  • While I was able to stay out of any personal controversy, a few of our team members and supportive friends did get heatedly involved.
    p. 165.1
  • Yet we hesitated, not wanting to make this a personal issue, feeling that if we did, the controversy could erupt and affect the morale of the entire hospital staff.
    p. 165.3

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