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Dr. David Nichols gets a hug from Alice Pruitt near the new Tangier Island Health Clinic on Tangier Island, Va., Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. The 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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