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Sidney's Medicine Man


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Forrest Hershberger from the Sidney Sun-Telegraph talking to Dr. Cornelius during an anniversary celebration for he and his wife last fall.

If you've lived in Sidney for a significant amount of time, you have no doubt heard the name of Dr. C. J. Cornelius, Jr. percent He has been "doctoring," among other things, for more than 60 years in the Sidney area. percent Many of you had your broken arm set, your appendix removed, or were even delivered, by him. percent Sadly, his medical service came to an end on Thursday, March 19, after a long battle with several health issues that come with the territory of a 93-year-old man. percent

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