Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Lewis Pingo

  • Mingling medicine and medals

    Ira RezakStony Brook, New York, United States When I was nine or ten, my grandfather gave me a Dutch two and a half guilder, which looked like a dollar but which I soon found out could not be spent in Brooklyn. After frustration came curiosity about the strange language, coat of arms, and denomination that…