In opening remarks at a gathering of writers and readers on October 20, 2019, author Vincent James Vezza outlines the agenda for an event titled When History Matters. The Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society, in Mount Pleasant, N.C. and Friends of the Library, sponsored the meeting.
William Cottrell is a new contributor to the Trail Tales column, and an occasional hiker. His story, Perfect Attendance recalls a childhood memory that finds a measure of closure in a recent visit.
About William Cottrell- William is a member of the North Carolina Writers’ Network, and an anesthesiologist who practiced over 39 years in the area of Concord, North Carolina before retirement in 2018. He has served in various capacities including president of Cabarrus County Medical Society, Chairman of the Department of Anesthesia and as a medical examiner for Cabarrus County. His medical practice has been complimented by a love of writing, acoustic guitar, golf, community and family including six grandchildren. In 2016 he completed his memoirs; Confessions of an Anesthesiologist, available on amazon and Barnes and Noble. It is also featured in the Recommended Tab on this website. This book gives a chronological review of how his medical practice evolved over forty years from both a personal and professional perspective.
You can reach Dr. Cottrell by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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