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Jack C. Hughston, MD 1917-2004
C.G. S.
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2005 Sep 01;87(9):2147-2148. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.8709.ob1
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Jack Chandler Hughston had a favorite saying that epitomized his life: "When you're green, you're growin'. When you're ripe, you're next to rotten." Hughston, who was born to Madeline and Talmadge Hughston in Florence, Alabama, on April 17, 1917, and who died at eighty-seven years of age at his home in Columbus, Georgia, on September 6, 2004, was a down-to-earth man who dedicated his entire life to "growing." Most of his growth occurred in Columbus, Georgia, where he moved at the age of seven when his mother married Edgar Mayo, or "Little Pop," as Hughston affectionately called his stepfather. Columbus became his permanent home again after his formal medical training and a stint in the United States Army Medical Corps during World War II.
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