"Give Peace a Chance" is the seventh episode of the sixth season of the
American television medical drama Grey's Anatomy, and the show's 109th
episode overall. Written by Peter Nowalk and directed by Chandra Wilson,
the episode was originally broadcast on the American Broadcasting
Company (ABC) in the United States on October 29, 2009. Grey's Anatomy
centers around a group of young doctors in training. In this episode,
Dr. Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey, pictured) performs an operation on
a hospital technician's "inoperable" tumor, despite the objections of
the chief of surgery, Dr. Richard Webber (James Pickens, Jr.). The
episode was designed to revolve around Dempsey's character. Mark Saul,
Jesse Williams, and Nora Zehetner returned as guest stars, while Faran
Tahir made his first and only appearance. Viewed by 13.74 million
people, "Give Peace a Chance" won Wilson an NAACP Image Award for
directing, and was generally well received among critics.
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English courtier and explorer Walter Raleigh was executed in
London after King James I reinstated a fifteen-year-old death sentence
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk became the first President of Turkey, a
new nation founded from remnants of the Ottoman Empire.
Arab-Israeli War: As the Israel Defense Forces captured the
Palestinian Arab village of Safsaf, they massacred at least 52
A student at UCLA sent the first message on the ARPANET, the
precursor to the Internet, to a computer at Stanford Research Institute.
Hurricane Mitch made landfall, whereupon it dropped up to
1,900 mm (75 in) of rain, causing flooding that killed over 11,000
people in Honduras, Guatemala, and Nicaragua.
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There is a certain nobility and dignity in combat soldiers and medical
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coarse because they live a life stripped of convention and niceties.
Their nobility and dignity come from the way they live unselfishly and
risk their lives to help each other.
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