Have your own doctor, who answers to you. If you don't, when the time comes that you get mixed up with hospitals, they'll treat you like a fool. . . . You're bound to lose your health at some point, but you don't have to lose your dignity, too.
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Source Notes: "A Word to Older Follks," The Delany Sisters' Book of Everyday Wisdom (1994).
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