Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Nova Scotia

  • Twins

    John Graham-Pole Clydesdale, Nova Scotia, Canada   Artwork by Susan Napier. Published with permission. Why was she taken? While you remain to question me for your school project? Renee had a project. Her seventh-grade class had been set the task of composing an essay on some aspect of American society. She had settled on tackling…

  • How to live like this

    Tom Janisse Portland, Oregon, USA   Tom’s father’s painting of the Nova Scotia shore near his mother’s birthplace. Courtesy of Tom Janisse How to live like this “This is no way to live, Tom,” my father, Emile, said. I didn’t hear him say he was choosing to die, ready now, wanting to go, because I…