Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Michelle Lott

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    Michelle Lott Houston, Texas, United States   Gerhard Amauer Hansen, Norwegian bacteriologist, who discovered Hansen’s Disease, or leprosy The old Indian Camp plantation in southern Louisiana was going to be an ostrich farm—at least that’s what folks were told, so as not to cause alarm. No ostriches ever came. Instead, it would become a home…