Norman Bethune was a figure larger than life. He faced death from TB, recovered and went on to fight for his beliefs and for the good of all.
Died of septicemia after cutting himself while operating without gloves on a soldier on the battlefront.
Norman Bethune remains a true hero of the modern era, a model of internationalism, courage, devotion, and determination. For these qualities, this illustrious Montréaler is remembered and celebrated around the world,