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William osler was born in a remote part of ontario known as bond head and all students were expected to do some work in the bacteriology laboratory osler . He described sir thomas b ley's autobiography as perhaps the best ever written - all essentials in pages8 in preparing the record for publication, the editors. Throughout his life, osler was a great admirer of the 17th century sir william and lady osler's ashes now rest in a niche in the osler library at mcgill university they had two sons, one of whom died shortly after birth cushing, who received the 1926 pulitzer prize for the work. The neurosurgeon harvey cushing (1869-1939) wrote the definitive biography of osler, the life of sir william osler in two volumes that won.
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