Heidi Fleiss

Dr. Paul Fleiss and the children he cared for

To the editor: Dr. Paul Fleiss was a generous, wise and kind pediatrician. He devoted countless hours to the La Leche League breastfeeding organization, helping babies to have a healthy start in life. He accurately diagnosed my little girl when another doctor could not find anything wrong. He had a very long career, and many of us are deeply indebted to him. ("Dr. Paul Fleiss dies at 80; father of 'Hollywood madam' Heidi Fleiss," Obituary, July 19)

One mistake — his entanglement in his daughter's prostitution scandal — should never overshadow all the good that he...

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