In Chattanooga, State Sen. Mark Green recounts tales of attending to Saddam Hussein
State Sen. Mark Green, R-Clarksville, only wanted to become a doctor
when a sudden esophagus rupture nearly killed his father. The heroics of
saving everyday people inspired him to pursue the stethoscoped career.
Decades later, he would be the surgeon responsible for monitoring
Saddam Hussein after U.S. troops captured the ex-dictator on Dec. 13,
On Monday, the medic and senator spoke to Pachyderm Club members
about his experiences behind both a scalpel and the barrel of a gun,
including that fateful run-in with Iraq's infamous dictator.
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