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100 Years Later

December 5, 2010


In 1910, Walter Clement Noel, a dental student from the West Indies, came into Dr. James B. Herrick’s office complaining of shortness of breath, pneumonia and severe pain. When Dr. Herrick examined his blood cells, he discovered they were not all round like normal red blood cells. They were shaped like the sickle farming tool. […]

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