Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

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  • The hospital on Profanity Hill

    Josephine EnsignSeattle, United States When Harborview Hospital in Seattle opened its doors to patients in 1931, advertising posters portrayed the striking fifteen-story Art Deco building as a shining beacon of light, the great cream-colored hope on the hill overlooking the small provincial town clinging to the shores of Puget Sound. “Above the brightness of the…