II-Von Solbrig Task Force: "'Janitor' Helps With Patients" - William Gaines - Chicago Tribune

Lives are held in grimy hands

Byline: William Gaines; 1975-09-07; The Chicago Tribune; pages 10

Report: Von Solbrig Hospital - Task Force - Chicago Tribune

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". . .I was a Task Force reporter, hired as a janitor at the von Solbrig Memorial Hospital, 6500 S. Polaski Rd. I had been employed to scrub and mop and throw out garbage, not to assist nurses and doctors in the sterile surgical area. . ."

Description:Tribune Task Force reporter William Gaines, who worked as a janitor at von Solbrig Hospital, reports that he is regularly asked by doctors and nurses to help watch or move patients in sterile environments.

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Chicago Tribune article titled, "'Janitor' Helps With Patients." Written by William Gaines as part of the Von Solbrig Task Force Report.