Gimme A Bagel With Legs

It's 8 a.m. at Bruegger's Bagel Bakery in Denver. Polly E. Parson, a doctor at Denver General Hospital, picks up a sackful of bagels for the interns and resident physicians she oversees. "They're excited to get bagels," she says. "I brought doughnuts once, and they left them."

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