Posted on November 26th, 2021 by Dr. Francis Collins
Posted In: Director's Album - Photos
Tags: Caesar Sant, music, NIH Clinical Center, sickle cell disease, Thanksgiving
Francis. Heartfelt thanks for all you do.
I’m guessing there has never been an NIH Head with such diverse talents, so lovingly shared. A polymaths for sure. BTW,
where do you get one of those great-looking, double helix guitars?
I happen to know it was made by a guitar maker in his home town of Staunton, Virginia.
Thank you so much. Huss & Dalton are undoubtedly very fine luthiers!
It is a beautiful image, full of hope.
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What a wonderful way to support this young man and his talents than to share yours with him, Francis. I wanted to hear what you two were playing, but could not!
As your music has come to me, thousands miles, so I would like my applause to reach you to help you heal
In the photo, a scientist plays the guitar next to you.
At this moment I remember
when I was a young doctor, my head physician one day told me:
“If I hadn’t made this passionate profession I would have liked to be a tenor singer, to brighten people’s lives with my singing”
I believe that whoever practices science and at the same time music or singing, doubles the result of his work.
I want to renew the congratulations to Dr. Collins and the NIH for the work of research and treatment, and to the excellent
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