Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Mary Ann Bevan

  • The ordeal of Mary Ann Bevan

    Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden   “May you be the proof that man can endure anything.” – Yiddish curse “Beauty vanishes; virtue is lasting.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   Mary Ann Bevan before and after acromegaly. Grid created with Canva by Stela G. on Medium. Public domain photos.  From the 1840s through the 1940s, “freak…