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Images of famed trauma surgeon on display at Memorial Hermann hospital gallery

HOUSTON (September21, 2016)

The late Dr. James "Red" Duke Jr. is often described as a Houston icon. Now Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center has brought together the images that show the many colorful sides of the beloved trauma surgeon.

In a new exhibit at the hospital's Rick Smith Gallery, "Our Dr. Duke" celebrates the cowboy-style doctor who delivered homespun health advice on nationally syndicated television programs and founded Memorial Hermann Life Flight, the city's helicopter ambulance system. The exhibit was timed to coincide with this summer's 40th anniversary of Life Flight and first anniversary of Duke's death.

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