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A Doctor for Disease, a Shaman for the Soul

A Doctor for Disease, a Shaman for the Soul

A Doctor for Disease, a Shaman for the Soul MERCED, Calif. — The patient in Room 328 had diabetes and hypertension. But when Va Meng Lee, a Hmong shaman, began the healing process by looping a coiled thread around the patient’s wrist, Mr. Lee’s chief concern was summoning the ailing man’s runaway soul. “Doctors are good at disease,” Mr. Lee […]