Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: The death room

  • The dying room

    Gregory O’GaraNew Jersey, United States The first Sunday in December was a typical winter day; cold but clear, leafless trees, overcast sky. It was the kind of morning I dreaded as a child, having to get out of bed and go to the 11am mass at St. Margaret’s, no time to relax and watch a…