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December 10, 1982


Author Affiliations

University of Colorado School of Medicine Denver

JAMA. 1982;248(22):2969. doi:10.1001/jama.1982.03330220015008

In Reply.—  I am sorry that I did not keep my answer short. Personally, I believe in circumcision for reasons stated by the writers. I wanted to make a point, obviously not well, that customs—medical, social, or religious—that are acceptable by one culture may not be acceptable to another.1