Many of you know that I am a fourth generation physician, and a third generation Texas physician. I recently came across this interesting article in the Fort Worth Star Telegram about my grandfather Dr. Raul Lopez-Guerra. He was really a hero of his time, and I am glad to try to follow in his footsteps, as well as the footsteps of my father Raul and mother Alicia, who were also physicians who lived in Corpus Christi, TX.
8 statues Fort Worth needs: Forgotten leaders (who happened to be minorities or women)
DR. RAÚL LÓPEZ GUERRA
Lopez Guerra (1898-1956) practiced medicine in Fort Worth for 30 years. He saw patients from across North Texas nine hours a day, seven days a week, regardless of whether they could pay. He and his musician wife, Aurelia, were active in city arts and civic groups, and spoke out against discrimination.
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