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group At 106 (and 1/2), this doctor isn't slowing down

Wearing his favorite tie, Dr. A. William Frankland settles into his beige armchair and recounts a life story Hollywood producers could only dream of.

He was born as a twin in 1912; began medical school in the 1930s; held a military post in Singapore during WWII that resulted in being held as a POW for more than three years; returned to England after the war and studied under Alexander Fleming, the man who discovered penicillin; became an allergist and developed a pollen count system to help people understand what triggered their allergic reactions.

All of that happened by the 1950s, and in honor, the Allergy Clinic at St. Mary's Hospital in London was named after him.

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