Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Amitha Kalaichandran

  • Death and the diaspora

    Amitha Kalaichandran Ottawa, Ontario, Canada   Even though my grandfather, or “Tata” in Tamil, became deaf five years ago, I still felt he could hear me. I believed that the oceans that stood between our homes – mine in Toronto, Canada, and his in Colombo, Sri Lanka – could carry a symphony of both concerns…