Dr. Schofield

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At first sight Dr. Schofield "might have been any city doctor, in his neat city suit" (49). During his house call to see about Buddy McCallum's injured leg in "The Tall Men," Dr. Schofield proves himself a practical physician who is sensitive to the wants and needs of his patients. He trusts Buddy's judgment concerning the amputation of his leg and, in doing so, provides a contrast with Mr. Pearson's distrust and misjudgment of the family as a whole.

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