Heals with Tools

The nickname bestowed on Dr. Joel Fleischman on the episode “Our Tribe” of the rural drama NORTHERN EXPOSURE/CBS/1990-95.

For his kindness, local elder Mrs. Noanuk (Rosetta Pintado) rewarded town Dr. Joel Fleischman (Rob Morrow) by adopting him into her tribe.

At first, Joel refused but then went through the required initiation of fasting, and going into the Alaskan woods at night to search for a vision. Joel was later dubbed “Heals With Tools.”

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Born in Philadelphia, Jerome Alphonse Holst worked 30 years as a librarian. He has since retired and lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Mr. Holst is also the author of the children’s books “Norman the Troll,” "Norman the Troll and the Haunted House," and "Gretchen and the Gremlins." In addition, he penned the fantasy novel “The Adventures of Glinda Gale,” a retelling of “The Wizard of Oz" and the reference text “The Encyclopedia of Movie and TV Insults.” .

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