Burkitt(bûr′kĭt)Denis Parsons 1911-1993
- British surgeon who first described the cancer now known as Burkitt's lymphoma. He is also noted for his work in Africa in geographical pathology.
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Bud Lee, from the mountain-top where he and Burkitt had taken Hampton, saw it.
And young Burkitt, wondering, but doubting no longer, hastened with his breakfast.
He and Burkitt sat and smoked and so passed the remaining hours of a long night.
He moved on toward the corral; Burkitt turned and came with him.
Burkitt obeyed Lee as he always did, silently and unquestioningly.