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The Lawnmower

Rachel H. Kowalsky New York, New York, USA   This is how the phone call went: “I’ve got a kid here, run over by a lawnmower. He’s got some deep lacerations. I gotta send him over to Children’s.” The child’s vital signs were worrisome—a fast heart rate, a borderline blood pressure. “OK,” I said, grabbing […]