Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Butterfly day

  • Butterfly day

    Marsal Sanches Bismarck, North Dakota, United States   In some cultures, black butterflies are considered omens of death. He did not believe that a black butterfly was an omen of death. It was just some old superstition he remembered hearing from his Brazilian babysitter many years before, sort of a South American banshee. Someone would…