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Dr. David Nichols, left, and Physician's Assistant Inez Pruitt smile as they check out the X-Ray room inside the new Tangier Island Health Clinic on Tangier Island, Va. Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. The clinic is scheduled to open on 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)
Photo by: Bob Brown
Dr. David Nichols, left, and Physician's Assistant Inez Pruitt smile as they check out the X-Ray room inside the new Tangier Island Health Clinic on Tangier Island, Va. Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. The clinic is scheduled to open on 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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