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It was a light and carefree afternoon — for the gnats. They circled my toddler’s head, drawn by the scent of strawberries and nap sweat. A few weeks ago, her face had turned to sandpaper in reaction to an ill-chosen sunscreen, so you can understand my hesitation with the bug spray. I held the bottle in my hand and lost myself in a mental flow chart of events and possibilities.

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Author of “Bad Medicine: Catching New York’s Deadliest Pill Pusher,” former Manhattan ADA , Columbia Law School grad, occasional legal cartoonist.

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Charlotte Bismuth

Charlotte Bismuth

Author of “Bad Medicine: Catching New York’s Deadliest Pill Pusher,” former Manhattan ADA , Columbia Law School grad, occasional legal cartoonist.

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