I'm reading "Carville's Cure: Leprosy, Stigma, and the Fight for Justice," a remarkable and eye-opening book chronicling the history and treatment of leprosy in the U.S.Written by NPR's Pam Fessler, this is a well researched and fascinating book that shares stories of the individuals suffering from leprosy who were sent to live in a national facility outside New Orleans — from a 9-year-old boy to a New Orleans debutante — and their fight for patient rights and better understanding of this disease.Another terrific read: Trevor Noah's "Born a Crime."This book about Trevor's upbringing in South Africa will have you laughing and crying and underscores the power of love and resiliency.
Joyce Johannson, Minneapolis
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