Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Jean Giono

  • The tree doctor

    This is about a Frenchman living in Provence, at the foot of the Alps. He had lost his son and his wife, and lived alone, in solitude, as a shepherd, in a desolate area where there were no trees, nothing green, no grass, no bushes, only lavender. But he had many acorns and with a…