Francisco dePadua Morales
Francisco dePadua Morales Puello was born in San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic on April 2,1928. His friends and family call him Fran, Frank, Pop, Papa or Tata, depending on the relationship and country of origin. He completed his medical studies in his native country, graduating as Doctor of Medicine in 1953 and his medical training in the United States and Canada. He went on to practice pediatrics in Joliet, Illinois and Family Medicine in Chicago until his retirement in 2000. Among his hobbies and interests are oil painting, golf, writing and partying frequently with friends. He lives with his wife of 54 years, Josie. His sons, Luis and Marco, and his daughters Irene and Ines also live in the US.
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Nature and the Power of the Will and other Short Stories
by Francisco dePadua Morales
Short stories suggesting better relationships can be achieved among living things given a genuine desire for tolerance: an eagle shows compassion toward its most sought after prey, and in turn wins a friend; a dandelion successfully pleads for mercy from an engineer with a meticulously groomed garden. These stories teach tolerance toward those who possess traits different from our own.
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