Joe Robaina: The Prodigal Son

This is a personal story you may not know about Joe. It concerns normal father son conflict and rebellion, against both parents. The were both in medical school in Spain at the same time Joe was considering what to do with his talented hands, his healing hands. They recommended the standard allopathic medical doctor route, the one they followed, the path of traditional science. Joe’s father was especially strident about it.

Joe rebelled. No surprise there. He had to. Hands that could kill and did hurt became hands that did heal; all through nerves. Then tragedy struck Joe’s family. Hear him describe what happened near the end.

Joe Robaina