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Noted trauma surgeon drowns

Dr. Hirsch, 'heart and soul' of BMC, found in Maine harbor

By James Vaznis and Sarah M. Gantz
Globe Correspondent / May 24, 2008

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Erwin F. Hirsch, the revered chief of Boston Medical Center's trauma surgery unit for the last 25 years, died yesterday afternoon in the frigid waters of the Maine coast after the dinghy he was in capsized. (Full article: 925 words)

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