Needle In Draftees Back, Daily Racing Form, 1941-06-09


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NEEDLE IN DRAFTEES BACK BACKJohn John H Carpenter 7030 Bennett Ave found the reason why he had been suffer ¬ ing from pains in his back in recent years Army physicians in examining Carpenter for prospective military service discovered a broken surgical needle one and onehalf inches long in the lower part of his spine Carpenter said the needle must have been in his back since an operation was per ¬ formed on him back in 1937 He was re ¬ jected for military service

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