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Erratum for 32:3

I inadvertently forgot to include acknowledgments for my article, "Older African Americans' Beliefs about Pain, Biomedicine, and Spiritual Medicine," published in July-September 2015 issue (32:3).

 

The acknowledgments should also have included: Pastor and First Lady Qualls, Ms. Alecia Jefferson, MS, NP-C, and Harleah Buck, PhD, RN, CHPN, for their review of this manuscript.

 

Staja Booker, MS, RN

 

Iowa City, Iowa

 

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