Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Appel

  • Death notices

    Jacob AppelNew York City, New York, United States Browsing the obituaries over Sunday brunch —one never knows what nugget one may find,a former grade school teacher or some biddyfrom one’s mother’s mahjongg klatch — I stumbleupon the wedded name of the girl I’d hopedto marry at twenty-five, when I was twelve.That did not happen. Fate…