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Photo by: Bob Brown

Physician's Assistant Inez Pruitt, right, takes a call as Dr. David Nichols relaxes inside the old health clinic on Tangier Island, Va., Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. The brand new Tangier Island Health Clinic is scheduled to open Aug. 29. Dr. Nichols, who has been flying to Tangier to care for the residents for 30 years, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)

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