UNC Asheville's student newspaper, The Blue Banner reports:
He dresses in colorful scrubs, sports a handlebar mustache and has long grey hair, half of which is dyed blue.
Hunter “Patch” Adams spoke to UNC Asheville students and their visiting parents Saturday in the Wilma M. Sherrill Center, as part of Well-A-Bration week on campus.
“I dress this way so the person standing next to me isn’t able to stand there without starting a conversation,” Adams said.
In order to raise funds for his new hospital, The Gesundheit! Institute in West Virginia, Dr. Adams spends 300 days on the road a year giving lectures and spreading his experiences with anyone willing to listen...
The main focus of Dr. Adams’ talks is self-esteem.
“I’m an expert in living happy,” Adams said. “As a political act I try to be obnoxiously happy, dangerously happy.”
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