Broken elbow leads Cheney's Martinssen to dentistry
Of Cabbages and Kings
How does a person decide a life’s career? Andrew Martinssen said, “I always wanted to do something, not just have a job.” His father, who is a pastor in Los Angeles, Calif., gave him a few words to think about it. “When you have to do it you’ll learn to like it.”
Martinssen had it in mind to become a professional pianist. Then in an accident he broke his left elbow. Professional pianist? Maybe not.
Another accident robbed him of some front teeth that sent him to a dentist. Martinssen said, “I like the work he did. But, I thought he should be friendlier with the patient. I wen...