Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Jeremiah Neal

  • Finding a Voice

    Ruth MargalitChristopher LeetOmaha, Nebraska, United States Erin Reets, a resident of the Siena/Francis House (SFH) homeless shelter, came in to discuss a medical problem with a doctor at the shelter clinic. Having addressed the medical problem, the doctor sat down and asked Erin to tell his story: How long had he been at the shelter?…

  • Finding a Voice: poetry and images

      Donald Roach Omaha, Nebraska, USA Poet’s statement: This poem was created out of a life of childhood abuse, drug and alcohol abuse, desperation, and recovery, enabling me to rediscover a life worth living, an affirmation of the human person, and a new-found face.   Sober eyes You know there was a time When I…