Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Elephant hide

  • Elephant hide

    Ethan Sellers Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States   Illustration by Emily Schumann “Let me tell you about the summer the circus came to town.” Mr. Stanton’s weathered face manages to wrinkle further as it breaks into an easy smile. I’m reminded of an old map folding along well-worn creases. I know I’m grinning back, a habit…