Doctor Devotes Life to Helping Children With Spine Diseases

Dr. Rick Hodes went to Ethiopia to help victims of the famine in the mid-1980s. Twenty-eight years later, the American doctor still is there, singlehandedly saving hundreds of young lives. "For me, I wake up every morning and I think of all of these people who are really depending on me to stay alive," he said. Hodes is the subject of a new book and an HBO documentary airing this week, and he is the "World News" person of the week. His patients are some of the poorest in the world who live...Full Story
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