Coke R. Smith was born on October 17, 1947.  He has been raised substantially
in the US with a year hiatus in Switzerland at age 12 and a second year at age 20
in Paris, France.  He attended the University of Massachusetts and the University
of Cincinnati College of Medicine.  For the last 20 years he has practiced Internal
Medicine in Sunnyside, Washington with the exception of a 9 month period of
independant study in Oxford, England and Santa Rosa, California.  He is married
to Lynn and has 2 children, Siena and Trajan.