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X for the Unknown

Dr. Edwin Gerson likes antiques. He has an impressive collection of vintage telephones, but he really wanted to find some artifacts from his medical specialty, radiology. That proved to be impractical, however. Early x-ray equipment was enormous, and very little survived intact.

Then, one day at a flea market he made a discovery. It claimed to contain x-rays, yet it really had nothing to do with x-rays at all. That didn’t stop him from embarking on an unusual collecting quest that has lasted many years. Read about Dr. Gerson’s collection below, and check out his story on This is Atlanta.

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