Although he suffered respiratory trouble all his life, he worked hard on behalf of the poor and infirm. He was tireless during a cholera outbreak, exposing himself to the worst risks to comfort the ill and to treat the dead with dignity.
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I am not so naive that I think we close our eyes to the travails of nations, but the essence of fascism is the elevation of the collective entity the individual. Ziggy's work may not have stopped the totalitarians from conquering and reconquering his homeland but it did sustain the flame of kindness and virtue in the face of cruelty and inhumanity. If you get a chance, do something nice in Zyg's memory.