Dr. Walter Watson of Augusta, Georgia is 100 years old. He is the chairman of the Gynecology Department of an Augusta hospital, and he still drives to work a couple of times a week. He still practices but no longer delivers children. Unbelievably, Dr. Watson is estimated to have delivered 10 percent of Augusta’s babies, and he is considered the oldest physician in the U.S.
The good Doctor is more of a presence at University Hospital than an active physician in the hospital today:
The staff clearly loves him, and he loves them. But it’s the patients who seem to most appreciate Dr. Watson and his tireless, unending devotion to medicine. Between 1944, when Dr. Watson delivered his first baby, and 1995 when he stopped doing obstetrics, Dr. Watson ushered in a small army of satisfied customers.
Today, they’re known simply as the “Watson babies.” They range in age from 15 to 66 and their ranks are innumerable.
So how many babies has Dr. Watson delivered?
“Somewhere between 15,000 and 18,000,” Dr. Watson said.
Curley is also the oldest living graduate of The Citadel,” The Military College of South Carolina.”
In the second video he says he has delivered plenty of twins but no triplets. Dr. Watson’s wife, Audrey, is 85 years old and looks smashing. They have 5 children, 16 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren. He attributes a loving family, eating right, good genes and a lot of exercise for his long healthy life.
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