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Waiting for Lefty Chapter Summary & Analysis - Scene 6 Summary

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Scene 6 Summary

An elderly man by the name of Dr.Barnes, wearing a white coat, is angrily speaking to someone on the telephone. There's the mention of a young man, Benjamin. He hangs the phone up with a bang, grabs a bottle that's sitting nearby, and proceeds to pour a drink. He is then interrupted by a knock at the door. He hides the bottle and invites young Dr. Benjamin into his office. Someone had just given Dr. Benjamin the order that he was to be replaced for the operation at hand while he scrubbed for surgery. He had been preparing to perform a hysterectomy on his patient, a poor woman named Mrs. Lewis.

He informs Dr.Barnes that he has no real problem with being replaced, but that the doctor who was replacing him is not qualified to do the surgery. Dr. Leeds, who had taken his place...

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