Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: San José

  • Words

    Riley Scherr Irvine, California, United States   “Words.” Photo by Diana Luque on Flickr. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Patients in the lobby think I speak Spanish very well. Although I momentarily feel validated, those compliments would mean more if I did not know I was repeating the same conversation cyclically, drawing from a carefully prepared arsenal…