Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

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  • The Secret War

    Bryant Phan Oakland, CA, USA I. War Factories When the war settled, Papa left but his ghost still slept in our apartment. The first few months after he stormed out, Mama cried herself into a steel mill of a woman. She is big-boned, hot tempered, and heaves like a factory during a busy sunrise. At the…