Hektoen International

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Tag: Jeconda Harris

  • Struggles, gratitude, and love

    Jeconda Harris David G. Thoele Park Ridge, Illinois, USA   Poet’s statement: Jeconda Harris, my patient for 17 years, gave me a collection of her poetry and expressed her desire to have it published. Regretfully, this did not happen within her lifetime, but, with her mother Barbara’s consent, her wish has finally come true. “Life’s…