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Diamond-Blackfan anemia and tap shoes

Jill Purtee Surprise, Arizona, United States   Tap Shoes. Siaron James. 2003. CC BY 2.0 Forty years ago I worked in a four-bed pediatric intensive care unit nestled in the pediatric ward. Every few weeks amongst the beeps and alarms, I heard the clicking of tap shoes coming down the pediatric ward hallway. My morning […]

Latricia

Kristin Adams Forner Ohio, USA   We were running. The stampede of our wooden clogs beat the linoleum that lined the hallway from the operating rooms to the intensive care units. The metal contents of our pockets clanged each time our feet hit the ground. Latricia‚Äôs monitors relentlessly announced the status of her dying organs, […]