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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., was influential in a large range of fields from medicine to poetry to essay writing to 3-D imaging. He invented the first stereoscope and coined the term “anesthesia,” and his writings have influenced American poets, novelists, and essayists for over a century.

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