Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Guercino

  • Washer of the dead

    Ruth DemingWillow Grove, Pennsylvania, United States Dead bodies were nothing new to Sarah Washington. As a registered nurse, she peacefully viewed the stunning poses of the dead at her first job, a suburban hospital that closed shortly after she was hired. God had chosen her, she was assured, as she closed the eyes of an…