Hit French medical drama director dons scrubs to fight virus

Thomas Lilti, the director of hit French medical drama "Hippocrate," a former doctor himself, poses in Paris, France, Thursday, April 22, 2021. Lilti was so moved by the urgency of the pandemic that he couldn't just stand back, he put back on his scrubs. Lilti ended up back working in hospital when filming of his second season was suspended by the lockdown last year, eight weeks in, truth sometimes stranger than fiction.

PARIS (AP) — Sometimes in the best cases, life affects art and art affects life.

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